A hidden gem – the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

In front of Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization
In front of the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, a state-of-the art cultural venue. It houses more than five thousand exquisite Islamic artefacts arranged over seven spacious galleries. 
Inside the beautiful gold-domed building,  which was transformed from a traditional covered market to a museum in 2008.
Inside the beautiful gold-domed building, which was transformed from a Middle Eastern souk to a museum in 2008 on the Majarrah Waterfront, just one block away from the Sharjah Art Museum.
A former covered market.
A former covered market.
Mum from Dubai taking a break underneath the majestic Dome of the Museum.
Mum from Dubai taking a break underneath the majestic Dome of the Museum.
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