UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 3
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY United Arab Emirates
INSTITUTION NAME Natural History Museum and Desert Park”
MAIN ADDRESS Sharjah Natural History Museum & Desert Park; Box 25313, Sharjah (Emiratos Árabes Unidos) Web:

www.sharjahmuseums.ae

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AREA No information available
LATITUDE 25.3719
LONGITUDE 55.4106
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Botanical museum
DATE FOUNDED No information available
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS No information available
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES Educational and touristical programmes
FEATURES AND FACILITIES Diorama Hall depicts the various desert habitats from the East Coast to West Coast of Sharjah. Photographs of plants, birds and animals are found throughout the exhibitGeology hall presents a lively geological exhibit by telling the story of life on earth since the beginning of creation. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tectonic plate drift and the Big Bang theory can be viewed in audiovisual presentations

Flora Hall presents two continuous movies on wildflowers and desert ecology as well as educational video games. The botany section is located outside with the Wildflower Gardens and the recreated desert habitats

MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION The Botanical museum is situated in the same site as the Natural History Museum, to learn about the development of plants and the complex relationship between humans and botany
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:

www.sharjahmuseums.ae

www.planetware.com/sharjah/sharjah-natural-history-museum-and-desert-park-uae-sha-sharnhm.htm

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