Museum of the future
Under construction since 2013, the museum opened on 2/22/22, the Museum of the Future is located in the Sheikh Zayed Road area, adjacent to the Emirates Tower Hotel.
The new space is housed in an iconic 30,000 square meter building, rising 77 meters above the ground, and has seven floors. Its facade is clad with 1,024 stainless steel panels designed by Killa Design and Buno Happold, decorated with quotations of poems by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emir of Dubai, in the art of Arabic calligraphy. The shape of the building has a symbolic meaning. The circular structure represents humanity, the green part below represents the Earth and the hole in the middle represents the unknown future. The outdoor area of the museum includes a garden with 100 plant species that reflect the heritage and biodiversity of the UAE.
The Museum of the Future invites visitors to discover the technologies and trends that will shape the future of humanity. Through a series of interactive exhibits, the Museum of the Future invites visitors to discover the trends that will shape the future of humanity. It is a “living” laboratory that fosters a spirit of collaboration and innovation among leading scientists in the Arab world and fosters curiosity about science and technology. Through different themes, linking many different fields, it presents the world as it could be in 50 years.
Each floor of the museum is designed as an interactive film set, animated by storytellers, technologists and other experienced artists. Major themes include space travel, the future of life, climate change, ecology, health, wellness and spirituality. In addition to groundbreaking innovations, the Museum of the Future will also host special workshops and lectures.
How to get to the museum
Every day from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Entrance fee: AED 145 (€40), under 3 years old: free
Sheikh Zayed Rd – Trade Centre – Trade Centre 2 – Dubai – United Arab Emirates