Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) announced revised office and museum operating hours for visitors during the holy month of Ramadan. With an aim to promote the emirate’s rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture, the department’s head offices will operate from 8.30am to 1.30pm, Sunday to Thursday, effective from the first day of Ramadan.
“Sharjah Museums Department is continuously seeking ways to provide the best service that complies with visitors’ needs to facilitate visits during the holy month of Ramadan. We encourage our visitors to spend time with their families and visit our museums for a learning and enjoyable experience. On behalf of all the staff at SMD and our family of 19 museums, we would like to wish everyone residing in the UAE a blessed Ramadan,” said Manal Ataya, Director General, SMD.
The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah Aquarium, Sharjah Maritime Museum, Sharjah Art Museum and Sharjah Museum for Arabic Contemporary Art will be open from 9am to 2pm from Saturday to Thursday, and 9pm to 11pm from Saturday to Friday in the evening. Sharjah Aquarium will be closed on Sunday as an exception. Sharjah Natural History and Botanical Museum will open its doors from Sunday to Thursday from 9.30am to 1.30pm, and is closed on Tuesday and Friday.
Museums including Bait Khalid bin Ibrahim, Majlis Al Midfaa, Al Eslah School Museum, Bait Al Naboodah, Sharjah Hisn, Al Mahatta Museum, Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, Sharjah Archaeology Museum, Sharjah Science Museum, Sharjah Discovery Centre, Sharjah Classic Car Museum and Bait Sheikh Said Bin Hamad Al Qassimi (Kalba) will be open to visitors from Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 2pm and will remain closed on Friday.
Source: Khaleej Times