Staff Writer

Nov 25th 2020

Etihad Museum is focused on inspiring its visitors with the story of the founding of the UAE and is located at the very place where the UAE was founded in 1971. Explore the story and take a glimpse inside with this virtual tour.

Through a unique visitor journey, the 25,000 m2 landmark houses various pavilions house experience-driven exhibitions, interactive programmes and education initiatives that explore the chronology of events that culminated in the unification of the Emirates in 1971, with a key emphasis on the period between 1968 and 1974.

The programmes also aim to educate visitors about the nation’s constitution, in particular, the rights, privileges and responsibilities that it bestows upon the people of the UAE. Running until 25 March 2021, a new exhibition ‘Photographs in Dialogue’ captures images from the transitional decades before the establishment of the UAE and features images from the National Portrait Gallery in London. Find out more.