The visitor to the Museum of the Poet Al Oqaili will have a chance to experience the atmospheres of one of the most beautiful traditional heritage houses in Dubai, which expresses the fine sense and taste of its owner as a poet, where the visitor enjoys the beautiful heritage, the architectural designs and its elements. The museum consists of nine main wings, which are: Al Oqaili Life, his Eloquent Poetry, his Nabataean Poetry, his Correspondence, his Cultural and Social Life, his Manuscripts, his Majlis, and the House Restoration and Writings about the Poet Al Oqaili. The Museum also contains a valuable collection of documents, correspondence and his commandments, in addition to the original collections of poems, some of which are in his own handwriting. It also contains a valuable set of collections, personal tools belonging to the poet, furniture and household items, which are considered as precious artefacts representing the era of the last quarter of the nineteenth century, until the first half of the twentieth century in the region.

Open hours today: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Monday

    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Tuesday

    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Wednesday

    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Thursday

    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Friday


  • Saturday


  • Sunday

    8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • June 13, 2024 10:11 pm local time

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    • Jama AlGaizi
      October 24, 2018 at 6:51 am

      Walking into an abstractive lifestyle of a social figure.

    • Tiphlizs VP
      December 5, 2018 at 9:52 am

      If u want a taste of old Dubia past, this is the place to go check out!! It’s completely amazing and a learning experience! It’s def worth going!! It’s cheap as well..

    • Stephen Abraham
      November 19, 2019 at 4:49 am

      Walking here from around the Souks was in itself an experience, bringing us back to old Dubai. Almost felt like I was going back in time. A small humble museum showing the basic humble lifestyle of the poet. Come early in the day, the museum closes at 2pm and the weekend.

    • Dharmendra Sharma
      June 24, 2022 at 1:37 am

      Wonder than wonderfull

      October 25, 2022 at 7:05 am

      The entry is free
      They treat you as a kind guest
      They give Dates,water for free
      The place is so clean
      Lovely museum, in enjoyed my time

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