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Al Ain Palace Museum - also commonly known as the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum - is a key attraction and prominent landmark located in Al Ain city of Abu Dhabi.Built in 1910, the museum was once the palace and home of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan...more

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Al Ain Palace Museum - also commonly known as the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum - is a key attraction and prominent landmark located in Al Ain city of Abu Dhabi.Built in 1910, the museum was once the palace and home of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan - Emîr of Abu Dhabi and the first President of the United Arab Emirates. Sheikh Zayed was the main driving force behind the creation of the United Arab Emirates and held the position of president for 33 years. He lived at the palace from 1937 to 1966 and it was later converted into a museum in 2001. The museum features a number of rooms as well as an art gallery that are open to the public for sightseeing. A main attraction is the Land Rover housed in the museum, which is a replica of the vehicle driven by Sheikh Zayed to visit Bedouin communities in the deserts.

Ticket Price

Free of charge

Opening Hour

Open daily (except on Mondays and Friday mornings) from 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Recommended Visit Duration

Around 1 – 2 hours

Suitable For

 Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children

Must See

The art gallery, meeting rooms and the Land Rover replica

Prayer Facilities

Though Muslim guests can enquire for private prayer room facilities at Al Ain Palace Museum, there are a number of mosques near Al Ain Palace Museum that can be visited during prayer times. Nearby mosques include Masjid at Al Mutawaa Al Ain, Al Zarawani Mosque and several other mosques that are located in close proximity to the museum.

Halal Food

Halal food near Al Ain Palace Museum are readily available. Halal restaurants near Al Ain Palace Museum include Super Restaurant located at 116th St, Near Khalifa Street and a number of other smaller restaurants that are located a short distance away.

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