Marine Traditions Marine Traditions


In this programme, visitors can watch a set of demonstrations and workshops that convey the everyday lives and tasks of Emirati fishermen and pearl divers at sea.

Minimum Age: All Ages


1 November 2019 - 24 May 2020
Tuesday and Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday and Friday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Marine Traditions

Fishing and pearling have been a vital part of the UAE’s economy for centuries. This is because the Bedouin people settled along the coasts as the climate became more arid and the pearling industry grew.

Fishing and pearling combined duty and skill, as men invested time in dhow building, sewing fishing nets (al gargoor) and making sails, to be successful in their marine endeavours.

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General Admission

General Admission to House of Artisans and landscape is complimentary, excluding Qasr Al Hosn, special workshops and events. Tickets can be booked and purchased online or on site, directly at Ticketing. Enjoy your visit to Qasr Al Hosn.


School Admission

An all access admission for school groups is complimentary. Find more information and fill in the School Group booking form by clicking the button below and enjoy your trip to Qasr Al Hosn.


Group Admission

Qasr Al Hosn welcomes group tours. Find more information, admission rates and fill in the Group booking form by clicking the button below.