Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization is located in a former souq or indoor market.

The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization – housed in a former souq – hosts over five thousand exquisite Islamic artifacts from all over the Islamic World, arranged according to themes over seven spacious galleries and display areas.

The mission of the museum is to display, interpret, research and further develop the museum’s collections for a wide range of local, national and international audiences, and to stimulate knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of Islamic art, history, science and culture.

Contacts & Details
mon, tue, wed, thu, sat, sun 8:00 am – 8:00 pm; fri 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

T: +971 6 565 5455
W: Website

Al Majara Area, Courniche Street

Past Exhibitions
Orientalist Glass Art: Masterpieces from the Museum of J. & L. Lobmeyr, Vienna
The exhibition is entitled “Orientalist Glass Art – Masterpieces from the Museum of J&L Lobmeyr,...
21 Oct 2015 - 16 Jan 2016
Beyond the Letter. Modern Arabic Calligraphy from the Collection IAMM
In collaboration with the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, the exhibition at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic...
28 Mar 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
Crossroads: Cultural Exchange between the Islamic Civilization, Europe and Beyond
The exhibition investigates the influence on shaping contemporary world of the constant flow of people,...
15 Nov 2018 - 27 Apr 2019