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Al Mahatta Museum

Centre Road, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
+971-6-573-3079
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Centre Road, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Had a Quick Visit here as had some time left in Immigration Department nearby. It has a very Big hall depicting Old Planes and Cockpit and Comet Plane, then you have Aviation museum History , Flying technique History , A Small Section on Birds &...More

Thank Saurabh M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This airport was built in the form of a fort by the British and used to be far from the city. Now it is surrounded by skyscrapers. The building is still all there and a museum has been added with many genuine old plane and...More

Thank raybon56
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Al-Mahatta Museum commonly known as the aviation musem of sharjah is a well maintained museum with sevaral old model aircrafts. Its a great library for aviation enthusiasts. The museum building is the first airport in United Arab Emirates, maintained by Royal Airforce. The RAF used...More

Thank Nidish M
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great place to learn about the aviation history of UAE. The oldest airport in the Middle East was converted to this museum. You can see some of the earliest planes to have landed here. And learn about the science of flight too/

1  Thank Santosh K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The first airport in the UAE was built on the hard salt sand flats in Sharjah. Built in the 1930s this airport was a refueling stop on the long flights from UK to India and beyond. At that time it was in the desert about...More

Thank Sallie S
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Its a good place to take your Kids out. The place is small and showcase the rich history of the Sharjah Airport. The stand out is the Hanger where there are models of real planes and is very well maintained. There should have been more...More

Thank sajju82
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The place used to be the oldest airport in UAE,so its very intresting to walk around and feel how was it before.You can see the old plane and go inside in one hall.There is some picture and also very intresting documantry short film which I...More

Thank Sahar B
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Its the oldest airport in UAE converted to museum now. The museum is literally lost and hidden among the skyscrapers of Sharjah. Follow your google map diligently and you will reach the place. Entry fee 10 dirham. Once inside the deserted courtyard, you first move...More

Thank Abna S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

The museum has recently been revamped and may seem small on the outset but actually packs an impressive punch of wonder when inside. The history of the airport is nicely laid out and gives you an idea of life in the emirates at that time....More

Thank dr_m_r_chaudhry
Reviewed 22 May 2016

In 1938 Qantas Imperial started the 10 day flying boat service from Rose Bay to Southampton, with one of the overnight stops being in Dubai / Sharjah. The planes alighted on Dubai Creek, and guests and crew were then brought to this base for a...More

Thank Michael S
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