One of the most visited points of interest of Sharjah is the Museum of Islamic Civilization. It is situated in the Al-Majjarah area and has an incredibly beautiful building with a dome. Paying a little sum of money, the visitors can see a number of unique artifacts. They are placed in two large halls and four galleries. Among historical artifacts and art objects, you can see interesting expositions, devoted to the history of physics’, math’s and astronomy’s development.
People, who like history, will be pleased to see the collection of old manuscripts and the collection of ceramic things. Also, you can see strikingly beautiful handmade carpets, antique jewelry and reductions of the most world famous and beautiful mosques. In the museum you can not only see expositions but also do other things.
There is a mini-cinema in the museum, where you can watch interesting theme-based movies. Gourmands will like the cozy cafe, where they can try the most popular national specialty. The museum is built in stone. Thanks to that it is comfortable to be here not only on the cold winter day but also on a hot summer day. The museum was opened for public in 2008 and differentiates from others by its beautiful modern design and things of the technological progress. This museum will be interesting even for people, who have never interested in Islam traditions. To the beginning - Dome of the Rock Mosque
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