Dubai recently opened the doors of its new state-of-the-art building, Museum of the Future. The most beautiful building of the world was officially inaugurated on Tuesday, February 22. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai, did ribbon cutting for the iconic building.
It is the first museum on the earth, which serves with an incubator for innovative ideas, technology, and future projects. All in all, it is one stop global destination for inventors and entrepreneurs.
During the grand opening ceremony, the UAE’s Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Chairman of the Dubai Future Foundation, Mohammed Al Gergawi, said:
Details about the Museum
The landmark covers a total area of 30,000 square meters. The seven-storey pillarless building is 77 meters high. Made with stainless steel, the 17,000 square meters long facade is carved with 14,000 metres of Arabic calligraphy designed by Bin Lahej. The artist’s Arabic impressions are based on the poetry of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
All the seven floors are designed and dedicated to seven different themes. These themes include the future of travel and living in space; education, climate change and the environment; as well as health, wellness and spirituality.
One floor is committed to children, this decision was made, keeping in mind that children are going to be the leaders of tomorrow. Here, all the youngsters will get an opportunity to explore and solve the challenges of the future.
In his tweet, Sheikh Mohammed appreciated the opportunities which the Museum of Future will bring for the next generation. He wrote:
How to get there?
The Museum of the Future is situated adjacent to the Jumeirah Emirates Towers. The most easy and appropriate way to reach the landmark is by taking the Dubai Metro.
How to get tickets?
The Entry ticket of the museum is priced at 145 Dirham ($39.48 USD), but the entry is completely free for children under the age of three, people of determination, as well as for the natives of the country who are of 60 years and older.
All visitors, along with those who are eligible for free admission, must book their time slots accordingly for visiting the museum.
Timings for the museum are fixed from 10 am to 6 pm, seven days of the week. Lastly, tickets can be purchased from the museum’s official website.