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Etihad Museum

A dynamic 21st century museum, Etihad Museum is focused on inspiring its visitors with the story of the founding of the United Arab Emirates.

This landmark extends over an area of 25,000 square meters, on Jumeirah Street near the site of Union House in Dubai, the historic site that witnessed the signing of the Union Agreement in 1971, and near the flagpole on Jumeirah Beach Road.

Etihad Museum

A dynamic 21st century museum, Etihad Museum is focused on inspiring its visitors with the story of the founding of the UAE.

Etihad Museum focuses mainly on the period between 1968 and 1974. Through interactive exhibits and educational programmes, the museum tells the story of the union from the point of view of the country's leaders. The museum also aims to spread knowledge among visitors about the country's constitution, especially the rights and privileges it grants to UAE nationals, and the responsibilities that they entail.

The museum's exhibits include materials and documents related to the events of the founding of the United Arab Emirates. The museum will also contribute, by allocating an important program for research and publication, to documenting the union's journey across the seven emirates.

The museum takes its visitors on a unique journey and offers exhibitions, interactive programs, and educational initiatives that explore the chronology of events, right up to the declaration of the UAE in 1971, with a major focus on the period from 1968 to 1974.

Through interactive exhibitions and educational programs, the museum tells the story of the federation from the point of view of the country's leaders and enriches its visitors' knowledge about the country's constitution, especially the rights and privileges it grants to the citizens of the Emirates, and the responsibilities they entail. The museum exhibits include materials and documents related to the events of the founding of the UAE, and devotes an important programme for research and publication,which contribute to documenting the eternal legacy that is a source of pride for the people of the UAE and part of their identity.

Etihad Museum officially opened on December 2, 2016, and opened its doors to visitors on January 7, 2017.

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