The Islamic Civilization has always been very rich as history speaks itself. The curious Historians visit the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization to uncover and seek the depth and the dimensions of Islamic history. The museum is located in the historical center of Sharjah on Corniche Street facing Majarrah Waterfront.
The Museum Of Islamic Civilization opened in 2008, soon attracted many visitors from all around the world. The Museum Of Islamic Civilization was originally a market (souq in Arabic). The exterior of the building looks attractive because of the magnificence and a shining golden globe. The credit of the opening of this museum goes to Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi.
The Museum Of Islamic Civilization unravels the Islamic culture through more than 5,000 artifacts (Islamic relics) placed here. The display includes the master pieces of calligraphy, carvings, garments, ceramics, coins, glass, manuscripts, metalwork, scientific instruments and astronomical instruments. The museum authority organizes exhibitions of Islamic relics on regular basis. There are four main galleries that display the heritage, art and culture from Iran to Spain.
The mission of the Museum Of Islamic Civilization includes infusion of knowledge among the visitors regarding the dynamic and glorious Islamic culture, history, art and science. The other sections in the Museum Of Islamic Civilization include prayer rooms, cafeteria, souvenir shop, spacious parking, rest rooms, wheel-chair access for disables, elevator and stairs.
The Google rating for the Museum Of Islamic Civilization is 4.8 stars. Most of the visitors review the place to be very informative. It is said that a visit is must to know the rich Islamic heritage. The visitors can also do photography which makes the tour more interesting. One must not skip this place if in Sharjah as whoever visits comes out with remarkable notions.