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Qasr Al Hosn – History, Culture and Heritage


Vendor: Qasr Al Hosn


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Provided by Qasr Al Hosn

Uncover the historic and enticing stories about the oldest structure in Abu Dhabi. You’ll get to enjoy a full and inspiring look into Emirati culture, traditions, and history.

Before you plan your visit, please check for the latest information on opening and closing times and other updates.

  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Enjoy priority access and head directly into Qasr Al Hosn to witness Abu Dhabi’s rich story
  • Discover the ancestral home of the al Nahyan and the symbolic heart of Abu Dhabi as you explore the Inner Fort and Outer Palace
  • Learn more about how Abu Dhabi progressed from a traditional pearling settlement to a modern and global metropolis
  • Stumble upon the heritage of craft at the House of Artisans which preserves the intangible legacy of the United Arab Emirates.


  • Located in downtown Abu Dhabi, Al Hosn is the original urban block of the city, a witness to the evolution of the city from a traditional pearling settlement to a modern global metropolis. Al Hosn comprises major elements: Qasr Al Hosn, Cultural Foundation, National Consultative Council, House of Artisans, Bait Al Gahwa Initiative, Water Feature and F&B.Incorporating the oldest structure in Abu Dhabi, Qasr Al Hosn is the narrator of Abu Dhabi’s past, telling stories of diplomacy, history, and Emirati traditions, as well as those of the men and women who lived in the ruler’s palace. The National Consultative Council building stands as a symbol of the federalization and unity of the UAE, while the House of Artisans serves to promote and preserve the tangible and intangible heritage of the UAE. Cultural Foundation represents one of the early achievements of the young nation-state – its first cultural center, which would go on to become the home of cultural and social life in modern Abu Dhabi.
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Important Usage Policy

Kids below 18 years have complimentary access, however, they still require a ticket, please note that kids' tickets will be issued on site in Qasr Al Hosn. Once inside, you will be guided by the Visitor Services Team to the orientation room to receive information and be made aware of the site’s offerings. In the event that the site has reached full capacity, you will be invited to wait in the House of Artisans reception space or encouraged to visit the Cultural Foundation exhibitions. Signage is placed across the site, reminding visitors of the precautionary guidelines. Hand sanitizer will be available at all ticketing counters. Water and hand-held fans are provided upon request. Before you plan your visit, please check for the latest information on opening and closing times and other updates.

Additional information

-This Ticket entitles you to one admission to Qasr Al Hosn; which includes admission to House of Artisans, Beit Al Gahwa initiative, Cultural Foundation, and landscape only.
-Your ticket does not include anything not expressly specified in these terms and conditions.
-This Ticket must be redeemed before the expiry date above.
-Your dress and appearance must be suitable for Qasr Al Hosn and in keeping with the culture and values of the United Arab Emirates.
-A Government issued photo ID may be required as proof of age.
-Before you plan your visit, please check for the latest information on opening and closing times and other updates.
-Tickets are non-refundable, non-exchangeable, non-amendable and non-transferable. This Ticket is void if altered or damage.
-Your Ticket does not include a guide.
-Your Ticket is only valid for one entry to Qasr Al Hosn. No re-entry is permitted once you leave the permitted premises.
-Food and drink may not be brought into Qasr Al Hosn.
-Only third parties specifically authorized by the Reseller in writing may re-sell or transfer this Ticket. ---Tickets purchased fraudulently or from an unauthorized third party are void.
-Certain areas, exhibitions and exhibits may be unavailable during your visit. No compensation will be made to you for such unavailability.
-Admission to Qasr Al Hosn and use of the Ticket is at your sole risk and, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
-Qasr Al Hosn continues to function as an official state venue. Therefore, it is possible that there will be unexpected closures.
-In the event that a closure necessitates the cancelation of this Ticket, the Reseller’s sole liability to you will be a full refund of the Ticket price you paid only.
-The Operator may deny admission or remove you from Qasr Al Hosn for any reason.

Opening hours

Monday                   10:00 - 21:00

Tuesday                  10:00 - 21:00

Wednesday             10:00 - 21:00

Thursday                 10:00 - 21:00

Friday                      10:00 - 21:00

Saturday                  10:00 - 21:00

Sunday                    10:00 - 21:00

Inclusive / Exclusive

  • Fast Track Entry to Qasr Al Hosn
  • Complimentary Admission to House of Artisans, Cultural Foundation, and landscape 
  • 2 parking lots are provided on site, one next to House of Artisans- on Zayed 1st street and the other would be opposite to Marks and spencer closer to Cultural foundation
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Guide 

Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy

This Item is not Refundable.

For cancellation or Rescheduling need confirmation From the Vendor at least 2 Days Before the Booking Date.

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