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Birthplace of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Qasr al-Muwaiji was built in the first decade of the 20th century by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Qasr Al muwaiji has an impressive structure which promotes the heritage and culture of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Zayed Al Awwal St | Opposite City Seasons Hotel Al Ain, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Qasr al-Muwaiji was built in the first decade of the 20th century by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, to guard the oasis from the west. In 1946, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was appointed the representative of the ruler in Al...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Qasr Al muwaiji has an impressive structure which promotes the heritage and culture of the Emirates.This is a place of learning the history.We can get a clear idea of how esteemed the nation is!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 746praveena
Reviewed 30 December 2018

A very quite and peaceful place; just after the entrance there is a modern minimal Exhibition space with the history of today's leader of the Nation. You should also visit the towers of the castle, mainly the NW tore that was the home of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChristosKourtis
Reviewed 12 November 2018

It was an experience to see the history so well depicted through videos and pictures. Added surprise was the blend of old and modern architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ravi1603
Reviewed 3 November 2018

A real stepback in time. This restoration has made this a UNISCO site, its amazing to see what humble beginings the current ruler of the U.A. E. came from. In the main visitors centre try to make the effort to see the very good Audio...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We can get a brief history about the formation of the country.It is the birth place of Sheikh Khalifah

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sunseb
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Al Ain is filled with history and you might get overwhelmed by all the information in all the museums. This one is modern and simple with iPads and an interactive app. The air-conditioned glass structure is well designed with all the information you need.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank digital_niche
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have learned that this place is nicer in Ramadan Time when thy fire the Guns and more activities happening here. I will be back in Ramadan again

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SirObey
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Qasr Al Muwaiji is the best and most attractive palace in Al Ain city. It is the birth place of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa, president of UAE. It is located near Dewan roundabout on Abu Dhabi road. The museum is a beautiful glass structured building...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank NoorAliAbbas
Reviewed 23 February 2018

What a pleasantly beautiful location! The museum tells the story & development of UAE and how Sheikh Zayed has helped shaped the country. Truly recommended for any first-time visitors!

Date of experience: February 2018
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