Admission to the museum is free.

Museum Opening Hours

Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Timings are subject to change during public holidays and Ramadan.
The Museum is closed on the following occasions:

  • 29th Ramadan ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al-Fitr ( Islamic calendar)
  • First day of Eid Al Adha ( Islamic calendar)
  • New Year's day (January 1st)

 

Other Opening Hours:

Museum Café:

Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Museum Gift Shop:

Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Museum library:

Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

The Sharjah Art Museum is located in a strategic location in the city of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. To be more specific, it is located in Heart of Sharjah, the Arts Area, Al-Shuwaihean, opposite of Emirates Fine Arts Society. The museums is surrounded by heritage buildings, and residents and tourists can wander through the winding alleyways to explore the traditional and antique souks and shops.



Find how long it will take you to reach Sharjah Art Museum from the other Emirates:

  • Abu Dhabi   2 hr 10 min (165 km)
  • Dubai   30 min (25 km)
  • Ajman   20 min (16 km)
  • Umm AlQuwain   30 min (20 km)
  • Ras Al-Khaimah   1 hr (82 km)
  • Fujairah   1 hr 15 min (107 km)

*note: these timing may change/differ due to occasional traffic.

Landmarks around the museum/area:

  • Sharjah Art Foundation
  • Emirates Fine Arts Society
  • Sharjah Art Institute
  • Souk Al Bahar
  • Sharjah Corniche