Dubai’s museum of future is named one of the world’s most beautiful building. The windows of the building are shaped in the form of Arabic calligraphy which has been amazingly designed by Emirati artist named Matter Bin Lahej. The whole building has Arabic scripted on it and is illuminated by 14 kilometers of LED lighting after dark. The façade features poetry of Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid, the vice president and ruler of Dubai. He has a future vision for Dubai. The translated English version say’ The future belongs to those who can imagine it, design it and execute it. It isn’t something you await, but rather create’. Dubai’s museum of future opened for public in Feb 22. The low carbon, stainless steel clad, torus shaped museum is meant to look futuristic and also shows that buildings can take different forms and look even more attractive.
The glass walled building was designed by Killa design, a local architecture firm known as one of the world’s most complex and symbolic structures. Its circular form depicts humanity, the mold it is build on represents our earth and the void in the middle represents the unknown future.
Dubai’s museum of future promises visitors an imaginative and immersive experience that will help you to imagine all possible futuristic perspective of the world. The 78 meters high structure in downtown Dubai has seven floors that focus on topics such as space travel and living climate change and ecology, health, wellness and spirituality. Each floor will resemble a futuristic film set with which visitors can explore and interact. Product media, exhibition and experience designers have crafted the content. Three floors of the museum are dedicated to focus on all possible scenarios for outer space resource development, ecosystems and bioengineering, health, wellness and spirituality.
There is another floor which is specifically dedicated to children where they can explore and solve challenges which come on their way to becoming future heroes. This ultra-innovative structure aims at giving us a peek into our future by 2071.It is one of the most iconic cultural landmarks globally. It is a gateway e the world 50 years from now. The building has no pillars, it is an engineering Marvel.
Dubai is already home to a number of other famous museums like the coffee museum, museum of illusions, art museum etc. but the museum of the future is a unique one. This is a must visit place for everyone during their stay at Dubai. Now let me give you a brief description about the top attractions of the museum of the future.
1.) OSS Hope -A trip to the space!
This is the most fascinating part of the museum of the future. I am sure you have imagined traveling to space, this is your time and place. When you visit the NASA approved, OSS Hope and gaze out of the window and witness the moon and other planets. It is indeed once in a life time experience.
2.) The vault of life
Yes, as the name has it all. This is a DNA library of thousands of species and natural wonders!!It exhibits and allows you to explore and study biological phenomena. It motivates and also suggests ways to you on as to how you can participate in the global effort to repair the damages of climate change.
3.) The Heal institute
A digital Amazon!! This is a Amazon rainforest with this mixed reality recreation. Here you can observe the hundreds of species who call the rainforests their home. You can see thousands of insects and living beings which are invisible to the naked eye. The primary motive is to show how humans can heal the ecosystem using biotechnology and artificial intelligence.
4.) Tomorrow today
This is a place where you will discover near future technologies from the world’s leading innovators and thinkers. Here you can explore how researchers and corporations from around the world are responding to the most urgent challenges, including environmental issues, human health and social phenomena.
5.) Al Waha wellness zone
As the name goes, Al Waha wellness zone is a futuristic spa dedicated to advanced therapies involving sound and light allows you to reconnect with your mind body and spirit while disconnecting from the digital world. Here you will final exhibits like the sand bath, ultrasonic therapy, connections therapy and the meditation room, you can experience healing effects of all the senses.
6.) Future heroes
This section is dedicated to the heroes of the future. I.e – children. It provides the little ones with three primary experiences, imagine, design and build. The kids are asked to complete specific missions with other visitors to encourage creativity, communication and collaboration. The reward for completing a task is a badge. your kids are surely going to love the museum.
7.) Talks and discussion panels
Unlike illusion museum Dubai or any other museum for that matter. Dubai’s museum of future is not just about exhibits but also about engagement. The discussion panels and talk sessions reinforce the point very well. Here the visitors can join the discussions with scientists and innovators on the topics of space, the deep sea and much more.
When to visit the museum of the future?
The opening hours of the museum of the future Dubai is opened everyday from 10 am to 6 pm. So you don’t have to worry about exploring this place, no matter whenever you reach Dubai. The last entry is permitted one hour before the closing time. Plan your visit during the afternoon to avoid the crowd in the evening hours.
Ticket prices – For visitors 3 years and above the ticket is priced at AED 145 (Rs. 2975 approx.). If you are accompanied by a child below 3 years of age, entry will be free for them. A person with special needs can enter the museum free of cost.
How to reach the Dubai Museum of future?
After checking the timings and getting the tickets. Now, it is time to know how to reach the museum. The museum is close to Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai and easily accessible via different modes. The best way to reach the museum is via Dubai metro. You can get down at the Emirates Towers station, Red line. The bridge connects the metro directly to the museum entrance. Another mode of transport is to use the Dubai bus service network. The best service line numbers include 27,29,x22.You can also take a private taxi or rental car to get to the museum.