Al Shindagha Museum – Perfume House

Al Shindagha Museum

Are you planning a Holiday In Dubai? That’s great, but a holiday in Dubai is not complete without a visit to Al Shindagha Museum. This is a place to learn about the rich history of Dubai. This beautiful museum is located on Dubai Creek. The museum has three sections and each of them houses unique exhibits. Do you want to know more about this wonderful place? Then read on.


The museum combines traditional art with modern technology to give the tourists a complete multimedia experience. The museum showcases the history of Chief Maktoum who along with his family is solely responsible for turning Dubai Bay into a major Dubai tourist places. It also teaches tourists on the tourists on the lifestyle of the people in UAE, land culture, and marine culture

Things That You Can Do In Al Shindagha

You can visit the Perfume Museum and learn about the Emirati Fragrance. This will give you the chance to learn about the importance of perfume and what role it played it had in the history of UAE. The museum literally brings the old history of Dubai to life.

The Al Shindagha museum is located in a well-planned neighborhood. Here you can get to see interactive videos on the history of Dubai and how different utensils were used to make perfume. You can also have the pleasure of making your very own fragrance. Other similar museums in Dubai to explore which are: Ajman National Museum, Dubai Infinity Des Lumieres any many more.


The museum stays open on all days except Tuesday from 10 in the morning to 8 pm at night.


Adults who are more than 24 years of age will have to pay 15 AED. Students between the age of 5 to 24 will have to pay 5 AED. Families will have to pay 10 AED each. Children under the age of 5 will not have to pay any fee. The tickets will grant you access to the Perfume house and Birth of city sections.

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Does Museum Have Special Exhibits?

The museum has a host of touch displays, videos, historic artifacts, and old photographs

How Long Does It Take To Complete A Tour Of The Museum?

If you are pressed for time you can complete the tour of this museum by renting a car in one hour as it is quite small.

Is The Museum Crowded?

No, the museum is quite new and so it is never crowded.

How Are The Guided Tours?

The guided tours are fabulous, as the guides have good knowledge on each and every exhibit.

How Is the Gift Shop?

The gift shop has an assortment of items and they are all affordable.

Best Time To Visit?

The museum has an air conditioner, so you can visit this place at any time of the year without any problems.