An innovative cultural experience celebrating the rich intangible heritage of the UAE. Set within Al Hosn site, House of Artisans will showcase the history of traditional Emirati crafts through an inventive exhibition, and provide a platform foEmirati artisans to practice and share their skills with future generations, as well as offer an annual programme of educational workshops and events, including Bait Al Gahwa.


Honoring Our Frontline Heroes 

Qasr Al Hosn offers complimentary tickets to our frontline heroes in recognition of their courageous efforts in protecting the community against the Covid-19 pandemic. The offer includes free access for our frontline heroes, and up to 3 guests. Offer is valid for 6 month from 21st of October. Individuals must check their eligibility with their employers. Offer is valid for 6 month from 21st of October. Individuals must check their eligibility with their employers. Offer is valid for 6 month from 21st of October.


All safety measures are in place

Qasr Al Hosn has developed the necessary precautionary measures to ensure a safe, rich cultural experience for you and your family.

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Our doors are now open

The worldwide social distancing measures require new ways of experiencing culture and heritage. And we are prepared.

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TIME: Sat - Thurs: 9AM – 8PM
Fri: 2PM - 8PM


Qasr Al Hosn, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed
Al Maktoum Street. Al Hosn – Abu Dhabi

Upcoming Events

Discover Qasr Al Hosn for the season and plan your next cultural experience.

Weaving Cultures: from Mexico to the UAE

Our latest exhibition, 'Weaving Cultures, from Mexico to the UAE,' explores the dialogue between Emirati crafts and Mexican folk art, highlighting the similarities, differences, and shared threads between the two cultures through the lens of crafted and artistic creations. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with the House of Artisans and the Fomento Cultural Citibanamex, A.C, is on display at the House of Artisans from 11 March until 23 June.

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Al Hosn Photowalk with Al Anood Mubarak

A one-of-a-kind cultural photographic experience! Learn the mastery of professional phone photography in a photo walk workshop with Alanood Mubarak 17 and 18 December. To register, email us at or call +971 2 6976400. There are a limited number of spots available. Please bring your personal phones to the workshop.

Entry: 100 AED (Limited capacity)

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An Experience with The Host

A hidden location in Qasr Al Hosn is home to this one-of-a-kind experience. Track down the location through clues scattered around the fort, and find The Host, an Emirati-owned coffee shop.

Entry: Free, included in festival fee

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Bukhoor Making Workshop with Allover

This workshop, located in the Qasr Al Hosn Outer Palace, will teach you to create your own bukhoor incense, inspired by the scent of Qasr Al Hosn.

Entry: 130 AED

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National Consultative Council Archival Film

An archival feature film will be projected outside of the NCC, showcasing the beginning of the national majlis, from Sheikh Zayed the First’s majlis and moving through the years to the inaugural address of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in the NCC.

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Scent Poetry

Dr Afra shares how to write poems inspired by the memory of grandmothers and theirs scents.

Entry: 130 AED

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