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Al Ain Palace Museum Conservation Management Plan

Client : Department of Culture and Tourism (DCT) - Abu Dhabi

Location : Al Ain, Abu Dhabi - UAE

Year : 2017

Vision and Mission

The wider project vision for the Palace Museum aims to rehabilitate the site and interpret it to reflect its importance as the home of the Al Nahyan family and the seat of the administration of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan as ruler’s representative of the Eastern Region, by interpreting the narrative of the palace through and an innovative museography that will reflect the significant values of the palace and its occupants.

The general mission of the Al Ain Palace Museum is to conserve, and present to the public the Home and Palace of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, and their family and to give a glimpse to the visitors of the private life of the palace occupants as well as the interconnection between the palace civic role with Al Ain City and its community.


Socio-Historical and Spatial narrative for the palace based on the memories of historic photos of one of its residents (Mr. Awad el Ketbi: Brother of Sheikha Fatima (Umm al Emarat))

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