Dubai’s Etihad Museum Showcasing the History of the UAE Opens in Dubai
Dubai’s Etihad Museum opened its doors to the public on January 7th. This museum is a state-of-the-art facility that provides visitors with information on the history of the United Arab Emirates—both pre and post-unification.
The museum will feature interactive maps of the UAE pre-union, an exhibit on the founding rulers on the UAE, a gallery of photos and artifacts, temporary exhibits, and a library with over 300 titles.
The structure of the building was designed to look like a manuscript which was inspired by the signing of the unification agreement of the Emirates. The building also features seven leaning columns that represent the pens used to sign the constitution of the UAE.
The Etihad Museum was built on the land where the Emirati leaders met to agree on forming the UAE. This location is on Jumeirah Beach Road.
The programs and exhibitions at the museum are managed by Dubai Culture.
Opening hours of the museum are from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Admission to the museum is 25 AED.