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Address: Umm Al Quwain Bazaar, Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates

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My wife and I visited the Umm Al-Qaiwain Fort/Museum during a drive up the west coast of the UAE. It was well-signposted and easy to find. When we visited, there were only two... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
Richard_Harpum
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I visited the Umm Al-Qaiwain Fort/Museum during a drive up the west coast of the UAE. It was well-signposted and easy to find. When we visited, there were only two other visitors and the entry fee of AED 8 (GBP 2) for two was a deal. Although quite small, the fort, which dates back to 1768, was... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The fort has been completely restored, although I'm not all together sure the rough cement slurry the walls have been coated with can be considered to be similar to the original. The exhibits are pretty good and potentially really interesting. On the down side, very few of the exhibits have any relevant information posted and the English of those that... More 

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Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This is a quite but an amazing place for the history lovers. Recommended to visit during off peak timing to spend sometime to get the most out from your visit.

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Thank Jazzi121
auckland-NZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

history lovers will love it.so beautiful in it s well preserved nature.visited in 2003, with friends. visitors can learn some more of arabic culture and history. recommended to everybody who visits Emirates.

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1 Thank kiwisOnTheGo
India
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is a museum combined with Fort. A small but very well preserved museum. It is well maintained and gives a small glimpse into the history of Arabs in UAQ in olden times. Just next to this museum there is archeological museum also free of entry. It is an artifact display contains historical coins, pottery even a skeleton etc. and... More 

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Tirur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

Surrounded by old cannons and stuffs like old vehicles etc. Surely a nice place for those who are interested in these stuffs

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

I guess this is ranked number 2 since there isn't really anything else to boast about around there. This is just one of those over hyped places.

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Baghdad, Iraq
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Visited here and went aqll around. Surrounded by old cannons and second-hand British Armoured Vehicles outside, muskets and Lee-Enfields inside. Amazed by how cool it was even withot air-con; had to push the staff to accept a donation for some free Tourism Ministry postcards. Some good mock-ups of pearling boats in the courtyard, plenty of info on the history and... More 

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Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

I went here a lot as a kid in our school trips (kindergarten, elementary ) after so many years I didn't it is still open ... are there any tickets to enter and what are the timings .... I still remember most of the rooms there and I did enjoy the full experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2014

Very quiet and beautiful beach. Only a few Europeans were in the beach. You can occupy the beach like private beach. From Dubai, you can use public bus. But, for returning to Dubai, you can not catch the bus. you have to use taxi.

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