The Al Fahidi Fort was built around 1799 to defend Dubai against invasion and is probably the oldest building in the city. Beautifully restored in the 1993 it now houses the Dubai Museum and offers a fascinating insight into the city’s heritage and culture.
Tourist attractions and things to do near Dubai Museum include:
- Bastakia Quarter (0.2 miles) - Heritage site
- Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding (0.2 miles) - Offers numerous tours and activities
Places to shop near Dubai Museum include:
- Old Souk (0.1 miles) - Traditional market in Bur Dubai
- Spice Souk (0.3 miles) - Market selling herbs and spices
- Al Khaleej Centre (0.5 miles) - Mall with stores selling computers and electronics
- Gold Souk (0.5 miles) - Large number of shops selling jewellery
- Al Ain Centre (0.5 miles) - Mall in Bur Dubai
- Perfume Souk (0.5 miles) - Offers perfumes and fragrances
Restaurants and places to eat and drink near Dubai Museum include:
- Arabian Tea House (0.2 miles) - Outdoor cafe in Bur Dubai. Relaxed courtyard setting with tables shaded by canopies. Offers more than 100 varieties of tea from all corners of the globe. Food menu includes Arabic breakfasts, salads, sandwiches, and BBQ dishes.
Hotels near Dubai Museum include:
- Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa (0.1 miles)
- Dolphin Hotel Apartments (0.3 miles)
- Rainbow Hotel Dubai (0.4 miles)
- Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai (0.4 miles)
- Gateway Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Royal Ascot Hotel (0.4 miles)
- Ascot Hotel Dubai (0.5 miles)
Nearby Metro Stations
Metro Stations near Dubai Museum include:
- Al Fahidi Metro Station (0.4 miles) - Metro station on the Green Line.
- Al Ras Metro Station (0.4 miles) - Metro station on the Green Line.
Nearby Transport Links
Transport links near Dubai Museum include:
- Dubai Old Souk Abra Station (0.2 miles) - Abra dock at the Old Souk.
- Deira Old Souk Abra Station (0.3 miles) - Abra dock near the Spice Souk and Gold Souk.
- Bur Dubai Abra Station (0.3 miles) - Abra station on the southern side of the Dubai Creek.
- Sabkha Abra Station (0.5 miles) - Abra dock on Baniyas Road in Deira.
Map showing location of Dubai Museum.
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Al Fahidi Street
United Arab Emirates