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The Splendid Archaeology of Kuwait

Location : Sharjah Archaeology Museum Date:16 October 2019 - 08 March 2020

In collaboration with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters in Kuwait, Sharjah Archeology Museum host "The Splendid Archeology of Kuwait". The exhibition aims to showcase a unique collection from the National Museum of Kuwait that details the life of its inhabitants from 6th century B.C. until the end of the 1st century C.E.

The exhibition discuss the most important archaeological discoveries that underlines the cultural and historical depth of Kuwait since the earliest ages. The exhibition will showcase a unique and distinctive collection of artifacts discovered by different excavation teams during the past five decades in several locations in the State of Kuwait, including a range of stone fishing tools and parts of Neolithic slave pottery, some hunting tools and bronze weapons, and bronze age stamps. In addition to a number of distinctive pottery artifacts dating back to the Hellenistic period 300 years before the birth of the Christ in addition to a rare collection of eastern Arabia coins, stamps, examples of Aramaic language texts and Musnad calligraphy, statues, photographs and sculptures of temples, settlements and cemeteries all date back to this important historical period.

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Location :
The museum is located in the Al Abar area between the Halwan Children Center and the Sharjah Archeology Authority on Sheikh Rashid Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Road leading to the Sharjah Science Museum and Sharjah Broadcasting Authority.
Opening Hours :
Saturday to Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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
Senior (60+): Free
People with Disabilities: Free

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