FAQS

general enquiry

What is Qasr Al Hosn?

The legacy and history of Abu Dhabi.Discover the ancestral home of the al Nahyan and the symbolic heart of Abu Dhabi, now open.

What are the opening hours?

Sat – Thu: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm and Fri: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm.

What can I do at Qasr Al Hosn?

Explore the inner fort, outer palace and learn more about the history of Abu Dhabi and the ruling al Nahyan family.

Is there a guide available at Qasr Al Hosn? If yes, what are the charges?

Yes, you can book a private group tour through our website, or join a guided tour.

Are there audio books / headsets available?

You can download the Abu Dhabi Culture app to explore audio and augmented reality experiences at Qasr Al Hosn.

Is Internet access available for visitors?

Yes, complimentary wifi is provided across Al Hosn cultural site.

Will there be access for individuals with disabilities?

Yes, please approach our visitor experience specialists at our ticketing points.

Is there a membership program? How can I apply?

Membership details will be available on our website soon.

Are there praying facilities at the site?

Yes, you can visit the Musallah near the restaurants.

What is the recommended visiting age range?

Qasr Al Hosn is an enjoyable experience for all family members.

Are there restaurants nearby?

Yes, there are restaurants within the al Hosn and around the site.

Ticketing

What does a ticket cost?

AED 30 for Adults. AED 15 for children.

How can I buy tickets?

Tickets are available to purchase directly from Al Host ticketing or online available here. Book Now

What does my ticket include?

Ticket purchase includes access to Qasr Al Hosn, House of Artisans, and our daily programme of activities.

Is there a discounted ticket for students?

Please check for ticket page for details. Book Now

Is there a discounted ticket for senior citizens / residents?

Please check for ticket page for details. Book Now

Is there a UAE resident discount?

Please check for ticket page for details. Book Now

Can I organize a group visit to Qasr Al Hosn?

Yes, you can book a group tour through our ticketing page. Book Now

Is there a group discount?

Yes, with a minimum number of tickets purchased to qualify. Please check for ticket page for details. Book Now

How do I book a school visit?

Yes, you can book a group tour through our ticketing page. Book Now

Is there a school group discount?

Please check for ticket page for details. Book Now

Getting There

Where is Qasr Al Hosn located?

Update the Al Hosn palace is located in the center of Abu Dhabi between Al Naser street, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Road and Sheikh Zayed Road. To get directions click here. Get directions

How can I get to Qasr Al Hosn from Al Ain?

Please follow our map link here. Get Directions

How can I get to Qasr Al Hosn from Dubai?

Please follow our map link here. Get Directions

How can I get to Qasr Al Hosn from Abu Dhabi International Airport?

Please follow our map link here. Get Directions

I will be coming straight from the airport. Are there lockers or some way to store my bag while I visit Qar Al Hosn?

Unfortunately not, all personal belongings should be carried by the individual person at all times.

Where can I park my car?

Al Hosn site includes underground parking.

Where is the taxi pick-up / drop-off point?

Hamdan bin Mohammed Street and all the surrounding streets.

Contact

Is there contact information for Qasr Al Hosn?

Please visit our contact page for more information. Contact