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Rak City, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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All reviews modern history old palace an interesting place to visit exhibition rooms air conditioning entry fee aed per person information fort pottery informative heritage weapons coins rak tower galleries
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Instructive visit that shows the history of the town. Definitely worth a stop when in RAK. The tour takes about 2 hours.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dobro_and_family
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Short history about RAK and UEA. Go to the tee-room near entrance - cool! There was one arabi men who tell us more about the living in RAK.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TuuliaFinland
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

the museum has 5aed entrance which I personally don’t appreciate compare to most Dubai museums with free entrance. there is nothing much to see inside and boring. i hope they will put more interesting things to see such as ancient weapons or something similar.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicklorain2
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great experience lots to see and do and air con rooms help cool you down, while you view the forts ramparts

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anthony R
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

I enjoy history in general and museums in particular. Though quite a small fort and museum, I found it quite fascinating. It's interesting how they have set up rooms which depict how people lived even before western civilization was formally introduced to that part of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank IvyDaCruz
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The museum is an interesting place to visit, with information on local history. But it feels a little old and in need of updating with some new displays.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Eddie R
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A place to visit while in RAK, I advise visitors to come visit in the late afternoon and enjoy the wonderful sunset from the main Tower roof. The museum is small but is being renovated, it is divided in several parts: geological, antiques, animals... interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed August 8, 2018

interesting to know some of rak history, building is more interesting than what is inside, but you can imagine how was the life there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jalel2013
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

If your new to the Middle East this is a great place for an introduction to the past. The old palace is perfect to seeing how Arabs have survived in the hot desert during the summers (great wind tower), they also show pre-oil income and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gypsygirl2028
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Great to see the history, which will take you back within time. Each Emirate has something specific about them and will gain your interest to know more about this great places.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from annatravel737 | Reviewed this property |
Few years back was around 5-10 DHR RAK, good place to relax.