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Discovery Center

From a toddler to 12 years of age, this really is the latest and greatest center for children. The Center opened in March 1999, this colorful 'scientific park' covering 3,800 square meters, provides everything children love to see and do in safe, supervised surroundings. Based on theme areas including Sports World, body World, Water World, Build Town and Drive Town, children can touch, experiment, run and have fun.

In addition, the center offers a kiddy supermarket, bank, recording studio and a chance to put on wings and fly around the world.

Toddlers can enjoy their very own soft play area. School groups can benefit from reduced charges in the morning and organized activities, including the TV Studio Workshop.

Whilst it appears to be 'all play', the underlying aim is to teach youngsters about the biological, physical and technological worlds, in a practical way. There is so much to do and learn in this very active environment which not only entertains children but adults too!

The center has its own cafe serving a limited range of food and drinks, a gift shop and ample parking is provided in the grounds.

The Museum welcomes its visitors during the following timings:

Saturday to Tuesday from 9 AM to 2 PM
Wednesday to Friday: from 3:30 PM to 8:30 PM ONLY
Timings are subject to change without notice.

Admission Fee: There are separate public and school group fees


The Discovery Center
P.O. Box 24155
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 (6) 5586577
Fax: +971 (6) 5586533


The Discovery Center is located about 15 km from the center of the city on Al Dhaid Road, directly after Interchange 4 across from Sharjah Airport.

Times do alter according to the season, Ramadan and holidays,
                                  so please call ahead of visiting



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