Top-4 museums to visit in Dubai


Dubai is one of the most loved by tourists places in the world. People used to imagine Dubai as a capital of expensive and luxurious entertainments which are firstly huge restaurants, parks and malls. But the topic of Dubai’s museums is not this popular. So let’s figure out which museums in Dubai you should attend to make your vacation brighter and more informative. 

Museum of the Future

This modern museum is a very unusual thing. The design of the building is truly amazing, it has a huge sense. The building includes several meaning parts: a hill, the building itself and the void. Green hill is a metaphor of the soil – calmness and stability. The shimmering building represents humanity with all its power and in harmony with its surroundings. The ellipse in the upper part represents an innovation. The main idea of this project is that the museum was made for inspiring those who see and visit the building for creativity and discovery. The building reaches 78 meters in height, but does not have a single column, which is also an engineering marvel. This design was made thanks to advanced technology and 3D modeling, as well as engineers and builders. 

This museum can surprise you just by its appearance, but what you can find inside the building is even more impressive. Each floor there is about different historical events. Three floors of exhibitions present exhibits that are related to space exploration, the development of bioengineering and many other interesting and meaningful historical things. Other floors showcase near-future technologies that have already begun to change our world, solving problems in areas such as health, water, food, transportation and energy. The last floor is for children. Here they can explore various objects and find unusual answers to riddles. The museum has an interactive format – it combines elements of an exhibition, theater and attraction. To get there comfortably you can use Bentley rental in Dubai. Renting cars can be used instead of public transport which is really expensive and wastes your time. Traveling by hiring a car gives you freedom and opportunity to have your own way. Moreover, renting a car in Dubai surprisingly costs very little. Hard to believe? Try it!

Etihad Historical Museum

An amazing opportunity to learn the history of the state is the Etihad Museum. It is also known as Union House. Here you can learn more about the formation of the state and its development after the discovery of oil. The attraction has a special location from a historical point of view. The museum is located near the House of Trade Unions, where the Constitution of the country was signed in 1971. The building is easily recognizable by its unusual shape, it looks like a scroll. The design imitates parchment paper of the Constitution. Here, an inscription is engraved on the bronze metal, which quotes the founding philosophy of the nation. 

There you can find exhibitions, experiments, interactive programs and educational initiatives where visitors explore the timeline of events of the Emirates, with a key focus on the period between 1968 and 1974. Here in the museum you can get acquainted with the main provisions of the UAE constitution, study a brief history of the country in modern format and go to the museum’s library, which contains about 3,000 books.

Madame Tussauds museum

The first museum of Madame Tussauds was established in London and nowadays it is currently one of the most loved by tourists city’s museum.You can find Dubai Madame Tussauds on Bluewater Island. It is a very famous tourist destination because there are several luxury hotels, world-class restaurants and other tourist’s things nearby. Madame Tussauds in Dubai started it’s work in October 2021. All the figures featured in the exhibition are created by techniques of Madame Tussauds. One wax figure takes 12 weeks to make and can cost up to $190,000. Come and you will definitely get unforgettable emotions!

Museum of Illusions

The museum began its work relatively recently in September 2018. This museum is quite unusual. It is full of winding tunnels, a huge number of mysterious rooms that will deceive your eyes. Dubai Museum of Illusions features Master Illusions, Fantastic Illusions and Optical Illusions in three themed blocks. Visitors can see more than 80 exhibits, as well as learn from their own experience how impressive achievements in psychology, mathematics, physics and biology can be. There you can take as many photos as you want while in other museums you often don’t have such an opportunity.