Sharjah provides free services to citizens and expatriates for a week

rawda samy - | UAE

For a period of one week, Sharjah offers free services to both its inhabitants and its expatriates.

This week, visitors to Sharjah's museums could enter free of charge.

Museums are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Thursdays, and from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Due to the fact that museums in Sharjah are available to the public without charge until March 3, this presents an excellent chance for both locals and visitors to learn about the diverse Emirati culture and heritage.

Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn), Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, Bait Al Naboodah, and Hisn Khorfakkan are some of the institutions that will be open to visitors without charge. The Sharjah Institutions Authority (SMA) is responsible for providing this service.

In addition, the Sharjah Museum Authority (SMA) has introduced a new program called "Museums Express," which is a mobile bus museum project that will be operational in Dibba Al Hisn on February 28 and in the Heart of Sharjah on March 1 and March 3. This program will allow visitors to travel across a variety of collections held by the Sharjah Museum.

SMA states that in addition to receiving free admission, guests have the opportunity to take part in a variety of programs that are intended to "immerse visitors in the rich tapestry of the Emirate's heritage and history." One of these is the Al Hisn Towers workshop, which will be held at Sharjah Fort (Al Hisn) and will look into the history of the famous building that was constructed in 1823 AD.

Visitors will have a deeper understanding of the history of Sharjah and the family that has ruled the emirate, as well as old defense strategies, the governing system, and the way people used to live in the emirate in the past.

A class will be held at Bait Al Naboodah, which was built in 1845 AD and is famous for its superb heritage architecture that features Roman-inspired wooden columns and ornate ornamentation. During the program, participants will paint floral and geometric motifs on gypsum casts.

During the 'Letter Pendant' class that will be held at the Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, participants will learn how to create one-of-a-kind pendants decorated with colorful wires, vivid beads, and elegant Arabic letters. These pendants can be used to decorate a variety of items, including phones, purses, and more. In addition to that, the Sharjah Heritage Museum will be hosting seminars that will showcase Arab customs and traditions.

In the meantime, Bait Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamad Al Qasimi in Kalba will be hosting a photo exhibition with the title "Geometric and Floral Ornaments." This exhibition will emphasize the artistic and structural elements of the area. The photo exhibition titled "The Art of Architectural Decoration in the Emirate of Sharjah" will also be displayed at Bait Al Naboodah.

Free museum visit times in Sharjah.

Visits to museums in Sharjah are free of charge: Museums are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, and Thursdays, and from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Fridays. You can obtain additional information regarding event schedules, times, and locations by visiting the website of the SMA.

About Author

rawda samy
rawda samy
1418 Total posts

Read Also

The cases in which the UAE Labor Law allows denial of annual leave

Is it permissible for employers in the UAE to refuse yearly leave because of other employees' absences?

UAE clarifies Divorce rights for non-Muslim women seek separation from husbands

Non-Muslim individuals residing in the UAE have the option to apply the personal laws of their home country in matters of personal status, such as marriage, divorce, inheritance, wills, and proof of parentage.

Dubai Relaxes Travel Ban Regulations for Divorced Parents

Dubai has simplified the process for divorced parents to travel abroad with their children by easing the existing travel ban regulations.

Abu Dhabi Announces Free Public Parking & Darb Toll Waiver for Eid Al-Adha 2024

Abu Dhabi's authorities stated on Friday that, in commemoration of the Eid Al Adha festivities, all public parking will be free from Saturday, June 15, until Tuesday, June 18.

Dubai Police integrating AI into police & security operations

In order to improve efficiency and decrease customer waiting times, the Dubai Police have begun a revolutionary journey by incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into 29 administrative procedures.

Deliveroo UAE announces the launch of electric bikes pilot in Dubai

Electric bikes and battery-swapping technologies are being tested by Deliveroo to see how well they work in real-world delivery situations.

Dubai Airlines and Airport Release Travel Advisory for Eid & Summer holiday 2024

In anticipation of the summer vacations and Eid Al Adha, the airport administration and Dubai Airlines have issued a warning to passengers. Dubai International Airport (DXB) continues to be the busiest airport in the world for international...

UAE Clarifies Midday Work Ban Start Date, Operating Hours & Fines

The UAE's regulatory ban on outdoor work during the hottest months ensures worker safety.

Imprisonment and deportation punishment for a woman who assaulted a police officer in Dubai

An individual who assaulted a law enforcement officer in Dubai was sentenced to imprisonment and deportation as a consequence.

Dubai announces dates for providing visa services in the coming days

In preparation for the Eid al-Adha holidays, Dubai has announced the scheduling of its visa services.

A popular restaurant in Abu Dhabi closed due to insects and poor hygiene

Following the discovery of insects in the kitchen, the Abu Dhabi eatery was forced to close its doors.

The Dubai Police launched an initiative to repair 400 cars free of charge for drivers

In an effort to provide drivers with free repairs for 400 vehicles, the Dubai Police Department has initiated a program.

UAE Insurers Deny Flood-Related Claims for Certain Drivers Vehicles

Insurers in the United Arab Emirates have been under fire for turning down claims from drivers who had to drive through flooded streets after the record-breaking rainfall on April 16. The natural disaster clause investigates this aspect thoroughly,...

Sheikh Hamdan announces AI-qualified teachers for Dubai schools in near future

Dubai is embarking on a groundbreaking initiative to revolutionize its educational landscape by integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into school curriculums.

The Labor Law specifies the dates for paying salaries to UAE employees

The Labor Law specifies the dates on which employees in the UAE must receive their salaries.

The UAE Labor Law determines salary payment options for employees

The UAE Labor Law establishes the various wage payment alternatives that are available to workers.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi unveil huge 20% summer sale for July & August ticket bookings

An alluring deal has been offered by Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, offering a 20% discount on certain routes for travel in July and August. Travelers can take advantage of this great one-day flash deal on June 11 to visit a variety of destinations this summer....

Dubai Police honored 22 safe drivers

22 drivers have been recognized by the Dubai Police Department for their safe driving.

Dubai retail sector records new highs with a booming 3-day super sale event

Setting new milestones for the retail industry, Dubai's annual 3-day Super Sale has reached unparalleled heights. Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE) organizers set a new record with this year's festival, which ran from May 31...

Today's weather: Rain will fall in the Emirates within hours

There is a possibility of precipitation in several regions of the UAE this afternoon.

Low-cost airline tickets cost up to one dirham in the UAE

In the seat sale, the airline is offering tickets for flights between Dubai and Manila for as little as Dh1.

Urgent.. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid announces a federal law regarding traffic

The individual referred to as "His Highness" Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, has confirmed that the UAE Genome Program has successfully gathered over 600,000 samples from...

UAE: Home delivery of sheep and goats via Careem for Eid Al Adha 2024

Careem, in collaboration with Dhabayeh Al Emarat, has launched an innovative service in the UAE for Eid Al Adha 2024, providing on-demand delivery of sheep and goats through its app.

The UAE announced the new federal traffic law 2024

In 2024, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) passed a new federal traffic law.

The traffic fines in Dubai have an impact on drivers' licenses

The traffic fines imposed on vehicle drivers in Dubai affect driver's licenses.

UAE launches 100 job opportunities for citizens in the private sector

The Emirates Human Resources Development Council in Dubai has recently facilitated over 100 exclusive job opportunities for citizens through an open career day, which was organized as part of the council’s initiatives aimed at providing citizens...

Sharjah Government announces Arafat Day & Eid al-Adha holidays for public sector

The Sharjah Human Resources Department has made a significant announcement regarding the holiday schedule for the Day of Arafah and Eid Al-Adha for various governmental departments, bodies, and institutions within Sharjah.

Dubai announced Eid al-Adha holidays for employees in 2024

Dubai has announced Eid al-Adha holidays for public sector employees in 2024.

Dubai Roads announces good news for citizens and residents