TRAVEL TIP: Al Mahatta Aviation Museum

Al Mahatta Aviation museum is located in Sharjah near to the King Faisal Mosque. You can visit a museum with a lot of old aviation aircrafts and great exponents from history of the Sharjah’s airport every day (opening hours below). Museum was regular airport opened in 1932 and was very important for flights from Great Britain to India. Museum is opened since 2000.

Al Mahatta Museum is located in Al Mahatta area, opposite Al Qasimya District in Sharjah, behind The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs. TAXI, Uber or car from rental are best ways for transportation to Museum. Best carriers flying to Dubai or Sharjah: Emirates, Air ArabiaFly Dubai.

 

Opening Hours:

Saturday to Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Friday: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Official website

Entry Fees to the museum:

Children (under 2 years): Free

Children (2-12years): 5 AED

Adults (13+ years): 10 AED

 

On the way to Sharjah

Sharjah Municipality House

Mosque under constructions on Government House Square

Museum is behind the corner

General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Sharjah

Welcome to the Al Mahatta Museum – Sharjah

Original ATC Tower

Vickers VC10

Parking place for visitors

Aircraft Hangar exhibition

Gulf Aviation Dougles DC-3 (G-AMZZ) in front and De Havilland DH-104 (G-AJPR) on top.

Airport Ground Vehicles

Gulf Aviation, De Havilland DH-114 Heron (G-ANFE)

Nose of the De Havilland DH-106 “Comet” with full cockpit inside.

Stairs in the BOAC livery

Backside of the Comet with full cockpit.

De Havilland DH-106 Comet – cockpit

De Havilland DH-106 Comet – cockpit

De Havilland DH-106 Comet – cockpit

Vickers VC10

Vickers VC10

Vickers VC10

Vickers VC10 from outside

Vickers VC10 – Cockpit

Vickers VC10 – Cockpit

Vickers VC10 – Cockpit

Vickers VC10 – Seats

 

FLIGHT TECHNICS nad PHOTOGRAPHY GALERY

Sharjah Airport model

Handley Page H.P. 42 The first plane to land on Al Mahatta runaway in the Gallery Hall. (G-AAXE)

Simulation of the wing work.

Air Arabia Milestones

Flight simulator

 

Official Al Mahatta promo video.

 

Al Mahatta museum is great place where you can spent 1-2 hours. For more information about the museum use info@smd.gov.ae

 

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