Sharjah Maritime Museum

Al Khan - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates Phone: 971 6 522 2002 Average Price: $ 2 per person


The sea has played a key role in Sharjah's development and was the primary reason for the first settlers choosing this site over 6,000 years ago. In the museum you can explore traditional wooden seafaring dhows used for fishing, trading and pearling, each designed according to their use. See genuine Arabian pearls, discover how they were collected, measured and weighed. Admire the powerful wooden pulley blocks used to raise and lower sails and discover the local traditions for catching fish.
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