The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah is located In the western part of Ras Al Khaimah city in a fort that was the residence of the ruling family until the early 1960s. The National Museum houses a collection of archaeological and ethnological artifacts. The Qawasim Room on the first floor contains documents, manuscripts and treaties between the rulers of Ras Al Khaimah and the UK Government, as well as some traditional weapons belonging to the ruling family. The museum's exhibits feature discoveries from the earliest settlers to the late Islamic period. Traditional life in Ras al-Khaimah is the highlight of the Ethnographical display. Visitors will learn about architecture, pearl diving, date agriculture, farming and fishing in the various galleries.
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- SyedK347Trip Type:FamilyRAK National MuseumSaturday, 8th June 2019An interesting museum, worth a visit.It cost you only 5 Dirham as entry ticket. Ground floor there are many things to see from history of UAE point of view. I found it worth to explore the culture... Read full review
- aktautravelerAktau, KazakhstanTrip Type:FamilySmall but interestingSaturday, 8th June 2019Museum is small but info in it is interesting. Gives insights of RAK history ( pearl diving, inhabitants, variety of shells, fort architecture) Read full review
- ruth2508Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesTrip Type:CouplesWonderful 😊Sunday, 9th June 2019I have not visited many museums before but compared to what I have seen, this is a well put together, outside had the letter L is Al falling off, but the inside is well organized and well explained... Read full review