Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
History and Culture at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
A short (30 minute) drive from downtown Dubai, the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is well worth your time. This well-curated museum will give you a fascinating tour through Islamic civilization and its important contributions to human understanding in science, navigation, architecture, medicine, and art. Permanent exhibitions include beautiful illuminated manuscripts, glass, and scientific instruments from the ancient world.
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