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Sharjah Calligraphy Museum

About The Museum

Sharjah Calligraphy Museum first opened its doors on June 12, 2002.

Why visit the museum?

Embark on the journey into the world of creativity and the splendour at Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, located in the house of Hamad Al Midfa in the Heart of Sharjah.

Here, you can discover the evolution of the Arabic calligraphy over time, as you enjoy artworks with stunning calligraphic texts, letters and shapes.

Admire the beauty of Arabic calligraphy

The museum showcases fascinating masterpieces and distinctive paintings by local and international artists and calligraphers. The museum holds many exhibitions in attempt to embrace the beauty and charm of the Arabic calligraphy, and raise public awareness on the importance of preserving this civilized legacy.

The artworks displayed here highlight the masterly talents of local and international artists and calligraphers; their paintings, meticulously created, carry deep meanings and a valuable historical background.

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Location :
Calligraphy Square, Heart of Sharjah.
Opening Hours :
Saturday to Thursday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: Closed

The museum is closed until further notice

Visitors Health & Safety Measures During Covid-19

Timings are subject to change during public holidays and Ramadan.
The Museum is closed on the following occasions:
  • 29th Ramadan ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al-Fitr ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al Adha ( Islamic calendar)
Entry Fees to the museum
Children (under 2 years): Free
Children (2-12years): 5.00AED
Adults (13+ years): 10.00AED
Government school trips: Free
Private school trips: Free

Heritage Ticket Fees, a “Joint Ticket” to Al Eslah School Museum, Sharjah Heritage Museum, Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, Sharjah Fort “ Al Hisn”, Bait Al Naboodah:

Children (under 2 years): Free
Children (2-12years): 10.00AED
Adults (13+ years): 20.00AED
Senior (60+): Free
People with Disabilities: Free

The museum entry is free during the following:
  • Sharjah Heritage Days
  • Martyr's Day
  • UAE National Day on 2nd December
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