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History of Cinema Museum (HOC)

MCN Hive, 1st Floor, TECOM - دبي - United Arab Emirates
| +971 4 421 6679
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Explore the World of Moving Imagery  Dubai  United Arab Emirates

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Sat - Thur 11am - 6pm

Explore the World of Moving Imagery

Dubai's History of Cinema Museum (formerly the Moving Image Museum) is the only museum of its kind in the Middle East. Opened to the public in 2013, this once private collection showcases the progression of visual entertainment from the 1730s through to modern-day digital cinema and features everything from shadow play sets to Magic Lanterns (an early type of image projector). Though many of the exhibits are behind glass the museum also boasts some interactive elements, including the chance to peek into an 18th-century Dutch peepbox viewer.