Built around 1790 as a protection against tribal wars, Al-Fahidi Fort was converted into a museum in 1971. The Dubai Museum houses archaeological, historical and ethnological collections, one of the strengths of which is showing the lives of the first residents of Dubai.
Dubai, multi-ethnic metropolis of the Middle East
A star on the international scene, Dubai has left behind many remnants of its past. Still, its mercantile multiculturalism reveals the human diversity of an Emirate that is now one of the hubs of the Arab world. A world apart from the luxury hotels and insolent architecture of its triumphant economy.Discover