Situated in the historical heart of Sharjah on the Majarrah waterfront, the Museum of Islamic Civilization houses more than five thousand exquisite Islamic artefacts from all over the Muslim world.
The Islamic Faith Gallery has on display precious Qur”an and other religious manuscripts as well as architectural models and an interesting series of historical photographs of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mekkah al-Mukarramah.
On exhibit in the Science and Innovation Gallery are the remarkable achievements of scientists from across the Muslim world and their ground-breaking contributions to disciplines as diverse as astronomy, medicine, geography, natural sciences and architecture.
Meanwhile, the entire first floor of the museum is devoted to Islamic Art.
On display here are paintings which date from the early Islamic period, leading all the way to modern times.
Enjoy works from all over the Muslim world and learn about the artistic achievements of its calligraphers and artisans.
The museum is open from 8:00 to 20:00, Sundays to Thursdays.
On Friday, it is open from 16:00 to 20:00.
Tickets cost 5Dhs (70p) for adults, while a family ticket is 10Dhs (£1.40).
There is no admission charge for children.
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