Sharjah Classic Car Museum
Displays at the Sharjah Classic Cars Museum are divided into five sections: Early Autos (1915–1939); The Automobile Refined (1940–1959); New Heights of Innovation (1960–1987); Large Vehicles and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Motoring; and a temporary exhibition section, which sometimes shows vehicles on loan from the public. In addition to the vehicles, the museum has retro advertisements from each era, an interactive area for kids, and a driving simulator.
It’s easy to visit the Sharjah Classic Cars Museum independently, and tickets can be booked in advance to save time. For a hassle-free experience, upgrade to a tour that includes round-trip transfers from Dubai or Sharjah. Those planning on sightseeing in the emirate can join a half-day tour, which typically includes highlights such as the Museum of Islamic Civilization and the Blue Souk.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Sharjah Classic Cars Museum is a must-visit for car lovers.
Visitors are allowed to sit inside, and take photos with, one designated car.
Signs are in Arabic and English.
The museum is wheelchair-accessible.
Free Wi-Fi is available at the museum.
There is a small gift shop on-site and a café in the adjacent building.
How to Get There
The museum is located on Airport Road, next to Sharjah International Airport and opposite the landmark Sharjah Discovery Center. There’s plenty of parking available at the museum.
When to Get There
The museum is open daily, though only in the evenings on Fridays. During Ramadan, hours are limited. Most visitors spend at least an hour here, and many visit the museum on their way to or from the airport.
Among the more than 100 vehicles on display are some rare gems, including a 1915 Dodge, the oldest car in the museum; a Model T Ford; a 1957 Bedford model, used in the UAE military; a 1969 Mercedez-Benz 600 Pullman; a 1974 MG Midget; and a Rolls-Royce Triumph TR3.
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