Sharjah: During Ramadan, the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation will be offering free admission, according to an announcement made by the Sharjah Museums Authority. The museum’s operating hours will be from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and then from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM, Saturday through Thursday.
All museums will only operate in the morning and will remain closed completely on the 29th and 30th of Ramadan, according to the Sharjah Museums Authority, who also mentioned that this will apply specifically to the last ten days of the holy month.
Visitors to the museum can take advantage of a distinctive chance to learn about the Islamic civilization, including its contributions to various fields, the five pillars of Islam, pilgrimage customs, and scientific accomplishments. These are all on display through the museum’s exhibits.
Numerous Holy Qur’an manuscripts are also exhibited, some dating back to the seventh century AD, allowing visitors to delve into the historical and artistic progression of bookbinding within Islamic Civilisation.
The Ibn Al Haitham Gallery of Science and Technology features additional objects that highlight the pioneering accomplishments of Islamic scholars in diverse fields. Additionally, the museum’s corridors boast an impressive collection of early Islamic coins. Moreover, the Al Majarrah Gallery serves as a venue for both local and international exhibitions, organized by the authority.
Visitors are also entranced by the museum’s striking presentation of artistic masterpieces and historical artifacts, featuring exquisite porcelain, metal, glass, and other forms of art from the 1st to 14th century AH (7th to 20th century).
Starting soon, the museum will provide tactile tours for all visitors, including those who are visually impaired. Through the use of object replicas and explanatory brochures in Braille, these visitors can partake in an interactive learning experience by touching and reading about select objects.