1. Camel Museum, Dubai

Camel Museum, Dubai

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If you find yourself in Dubai, be sure to add the Camel Museum to your list of must-sees. This unique museum is dedicated to all things camel and is a fascinating insight into the important role these animals have played in Emirati history and culture. The museum houses an extensive collection of camel-related artefacts, ranging from ancient tools and equipment used for camel husbandry to racing saddles. The museum's camel exhibit is one of the most comprehensive, with a wide variety of displays and artefacts. The museum houses several camel specimens, representing different camel breeds in Arab countries. The museum is a popular tourist destination and offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the different camel breeds, their history, and their cultural significance. Whether you are a camel enthusiast or not, a visit to the Camel Museum is sure to be an enjoyable and enlightening experience. So make sure you add it to your itinerary for your Dubai trip. 

Location: Al Shandagha Historical District, Dubai, UAE.

Pick-up Location: From your hotel

Drop-off Location: Camel Museum


Sundays through Thursdays: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Age Limit: There is no age limit.

Price: Free

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About the Place:

  • The Dubai Camel Museum, also known as Beit Al Rekab, was initially built in 1940.
  • The structure was initially employed as a stable where horses and camels from all over the area were housed and trained, and presently it serves as an important Emirati museum.
  • Additionally, this museum is made up of several wings and halls that contain data, models, and tools related to camels, depicting their history and facts.
  • This single-story museum covers 664 square metres and provides information about the animal's brief history.
  • The centrepiece of the exhibit is a life-sized skeleton model of the camel, which provides a fascinating look at the animal's anatomy.
  • The exhibit also includes a wide range of camel-related artefacts. Every visitor to the Camel Museum can enjoy a virtual camel tour.
  • The visitors can ride virtually in the camel museum to view virtual images of the deserts.
  • The virtual tour of the camel ride explains all the aspects of camel heritage, providing visitors with a deeper understanding of the camel’s significance in Dubai culture.
  • The Camel Museum in Dubai is a must-visit for anyone interested in learning about the history and culture of camels in the United Arab Emirates.

How to reach?

  • By car: The Camel Museum is in the Al Shindagha Heritage District, close to the Al Fahidi Neighborhood. If you are looking for the most comfortable way to get there, take a car or taxi. From Dubai International Airport, the Camel Museum is located 14.5 km away, which would take approximately 20 minutes to reach the destination.
  • By Metro: Take the red line metro from Dubai International Airport's Terminal 1 to the Dubai Union Metro Station, and then take the green line metro to reach Al Ghubaiba Metro Station. From the metro station, the Camel Museum is located just 650 metres away, which takes about 10 minutes to reach.
  • By Bus: Take bus C01 for Dubai Airport Terminal 1 to reach Raffa 1 Bus Station, and from there you can walk to the museum within 10 minutes. Overall, from the airport, it takes nearly 50 minutes to reach the camel museum. 

Things to know before you go:

  • Dress conservatively. It is important to dress appropriately. This means covering your shoulders and knees and avoiding anything too revealing.
  • Be respectful. As with any religious or cultural site, it is important to be respectful while you are visiting.
  • Be careful with the museum’s collection. All the things in the museum are very old and should be handled with care. So make sure that you don’t damage any collections displayed in the museum.
  • Don't forget to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  • Bring along a hat and sunglasses, as well as sunscreen, for protection from Dubai’s hot sun.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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The best time to visit the Camel Museum in Dubai is between November and February. These months offer the best weather conditions for camel riding and other outdoor activities.
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The museum does not provide real camel rides; instead, it only provides virtual camel rides.
Al Shandagha and Al Fahidi towns are just 600 metres apart, and it takes only 7 minutes to walk there.
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