Sharjah Maritime Museum
UAE, Al Khan

<p>The Sharjah Maritime Museum is an important cultural attraction highlighting the rich maritime heritage of the United Arab Emirates and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular. The museum is located in the Al Khan area, one of the most beautiful areas of Sharjah, close to the shores of the Arabian Gulf.</p><br><p>The Sharjah Maritime Museum opened to the public in 2009 and is dedicated to collecting, preserving and displaying objects related to maritime history and maritime culture of the emirate. The museum's exhibits include a wide range of objects, from ancient maps and sea vessels to traditional navigational and pearl diving instruments, that tell the story of the lives and activities of sailors, as well as the importance of the sea to the economy and culture of the region.</p><br> <p>Particular attention in the museum is paid to the history of the pearl industry, which in the past played a key role in the economy of the region. Visitors can see demonstrations on traditional pearling methods, as well as learn about the harsh working conditions of divers and the importance of pearls in international trade.</p><br><p>In addition, the museum displays models and models of traditional Arab vessels, such as like dhows, which were used not only for fishing and pearling, but also for trade voyages to the Indian Ocean. These exhibits allow visitors to better understand the navigational skills and seafaring traditions of the peoples of the region.</p><br><p>The Sharjah Maritime Museum offers educational programs and interactive exhibits aimed at increasing awareness of maritime history and heritage among visitors of all ages, making its an ideal place for family holidays and education.</p>

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