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Opened in Dubai in 1971, the Dubai Museum aims to showcase the traditional Bedouin way of life. Located within Al Fahidi Fort, which was built in 1787, the Dubai museum houses life-size dioramas of the pre-oil era, several galleries with old maps and historical finds as old as 3000 BC. It also has a video room that shows the development of Dubai from the discovery of oil, up to the present day. The visitors to the museum, managed by Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, have an opportunity to get rich, full and integral knowledge of the old history of Dubai that interacted with different people and civilisations across history. Visitors will get acquainted with the different environments of urban and rural lives in Dubai, whether they are marine, coastal, desert, mountain or agricultural life.
The Women?s Museum is a national archive and documentation centre, dedicated to the women of the UAE. It?s concerned with all aspects of their lives and with the historical and social contexts, which have shaped their philosophy; their status in society; and their place in the family. As a contemporary cultural centre, the Women?s Museum explores the activities of Emirati women in the arts, academia, business, culture, politics and society in general. The Museum aims to acquaint visitors in UAE with the various aspects of the daily lives of women in UAE. For the young generation, to appreciate the achievements of earlier female generation.
A coffee museum has been setup in one of Dubai?s heritage hubs, Al Fahidi in Bur Dubai. The Coffee museum will an upscale classic concept with international standards in small, cozy, relaxing atmosphere with a simple oriental setting. There?s a platform for experiencing different regional styles of coffee such as a local Arabic style, Ethiopian Style, Japanese style etc
Since the earliest days of civilization, man has been fascinated with the concept of capturing movement. From prehistoric cave drawings based on light and shadow, to the digital age of cinema, the desire to capture, manipulate, and reproduce images and movement has been widespread. The progression of science and the art of entertainment have always run side by side, ultimately culminating with the birth of the motion picture film. The Dubai Moving Image Museum showcases this progression, exhibiting the development of visual entertainment from its inception to the birth of modern-day cinema. The Dubai Moving Image Museum, one of only a handful of museums in the world focusing on the history of the moving image, is the first and only one of its kind in the Middle East.
Created in 2011 in Dubai, the Salsali Private Museum considers its position as a cultural base and platform for new and established collectors. SPM acts as a catalyst for creating a new generation of collectors. SPM is not only the first private museum for the contemporary art in the region, but also the first collector center in the world to provide a free of charge service to the local and international collectors, allowing them to connect with each other and with artists, galleries and the creative community of the region. Salsali Private Museum is a contribution to the unique process of the development of the United Arab Emirates and Dubai as an evolving hub for the art and culture of the Middle East. It is a true example for the social responsibility and commitment of all individuals and corporations to contribute to the development of creativity in their communities.
Dubai is well-known for always looking towards the future, but a new museum in the emirate gives visitors a deeper look into the UAE?s past. Opened on January 7, 2017, the museum chronicles the era before the country?s founding, the agreement signing and subsequent declaration of the Union in 1971. The museum also provides insight and understanding of the UAE constitution and the rights and responsibilities of Emirati citizens. The building design was inspired by the shape of a manuscript, with seven columns symbolising the pens used to sign the Union agreement. As part of the museum initiative, the original Union House where leaders signed the treaty establishing the country was restored, and the famous flagpole at the end of 2nd of December Street was replaced with a slightly taller 123m pole. The museum complex covers 2.5 hectares.
The Emirates NBD Pearl Museum was established in the year 2003 by the late Sultan Al Owais. The pearl museum is located inside the Emirates NBD bank headquarters in Deira and is home to the world?s largest and finest collection of saltwater pearls from the Arabian Gulf. Preservation of the UAE culture and heritage has always been a core value to Emirates NBD and was an important cause to Al Owais.
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The museum showcases the development and progress of the city's Police Force. It's filled with old photographs, exhibits, weapons and equipment. Some of the weapons on display date back to 1956 when Dubai's Police Force was originally formed. Items handmade by prisoners are also on display.