Famous Museums in Abu Dhabi

The museums in Abu Dhabi give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Abu Dhabi with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Abu Dhabi. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Abu Dhabi.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Abu Dhabi.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Abu Dhabi:

  1. Emirates National Auto Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    The Emirates National Auto Museum is a hub for the vintage car lovers and consists of a good collection of different models of cars. The Museum has an extensive and interesting collection of Rainbow Sheikh’s cars and that is worth looking at. From the huge jeep to the mega-sized Dodge pickup truck, a line-up of Mercedes in all the beautiful colours of the rainbow to a lot more, this plac...Read more
  2. Heritage Heartland

    Art And Culture, Museum, Historical Site, Archaeological Site

    The Heritage Heartland of UAE is worth visiting just for the tremendous anthropological and cultural significance this site holds. The UNESCO has declared a large area on the way from UAE to Oman As a World Heritage Site. This includes 6 oases which were once hubs of trade and culture. Some really amazing artefacts from the Bronze Age as well as others found here have been exhibited in the Al ...Read more
  3. Al Ain National Museum

    4.2 (525 Votes)
    Al Ain National Museum

    Art And Culture, Museum

    Al Ain National Museum also known as Al Ain Museum is a national museum in Al Ain and oldest museum in UAE. The museum was built by the former President HH the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan in 1969. It located next to the Eastern Fort. The Al Ain Museum is the perfect destination for the culture seeker. If you wish to know more about Arabian culture and know about how the communit...Read more
  4. Al Ain Palace Museum

    4.5 (399 Votes)
    Al Ain Palace Museum

    Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Landmark

    The Al Ain Palace Museum which is also known as the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum is an excellent cultural destination in Abu Dhabi. Al Ain which used to be an important oasis in the Arabian desert now houses a variety of cultural landmarks, the museum being one of them. This building which used to be the residence of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyam has now been instated as a museum by convertin...Read more
  5. Zayed Centre

    Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Photo Gallery

    The Zayed Centre is an important visiting destination in Abu Dhabi. It is the homage to Sheikh Zayed, who is regarded as the Father of the Nation. The museum has many articles pertaining to Abu Dhabi villages, the usage of which was prevalent during Sheikh Zayed’s reign. The museum houses a gallery bearing the photos, paintings and artefacts regarding Sheikh Zayed. The photographs of ausp...Read more
  6. Al Qattara Arts Centre

    4.3 (563 Votes)
    Al Qattara Arts Centre

    Art And Culture, Museum

    The Al Qattara arts centre is an arts gallery and an interesting place for tourists in Abu Dhabi specifically, Al Ain. The exterior of the museum features refined traditional Arabian architecture and the interior exhibits modern artistry and artefacts along with special rooms designed for the education of the visitors or students pursuing Arabian Art. This building which used to be a fort is th...Read more
  7. Louvere Abu Dhabi

    Museum, Exhibition

    Overlooking the Persian Gulf, the Louvre Abu Dhabi looks like a floating silvery dome that lets sunbeams pass through the perforations, creating a light and shadowy ambience to the interior. The geometric dome is adorned with 7850 stars of various sizes designed in various angles in different levels which create the Rain of Light. The Louvre Abu Dhabi showcases some of the exquisite prehistoric...Read more
  8. Louvre Abu Dhabi

    4.6 (3 Votes)
    Saadiyat Cultural District - Saadiyat Island - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates