Qasr Al Watan

Qasr Al Watan


Qasr Al Watan is an incredible, new and unique landmark in the Middle East.

 

A Palace brimming with knowledge, offering the world a first-of-its-kind insight into the Arab heritage and the governing principles that shaped the history of the United Arab Emirates and its vision to the future. Qasr Al Watan is more than just a palace, it is an enriching interactive journey in a contemporary setting that reveals and reflects on governance, knowledge and craftsmanship.

The Palace offers you a unique opportunity to marvel at majestic hallways that is sure to leave you with a meaningful experience, explore exhibitions that celebrate the region’s rich Arabic heritage and learn more about the rulers and governing institutions that shaped our great nation. You will also gain a deeper appreciation of the innovations that will drive the country’s future.

Palace's Zones:

  • A Memory from the Palace
  • The Great Hall
  • Presidential Gifts
  • Spirit of Collaboration
  • The Presidential Banquet
  • House of Knowledge
  • Qasr Al Watan Library

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 4-17
  • Infants aged 0-3 can enter free of charge
  • Please note: The time for the Palace in Motion show may change during Ramadan. It may also change depending on the time of the sunset
  • Valet parking is available at the visitor centre car park at a charge of AED80
  • Re-entry is not allowed
  • There is no Wi-Fi available on site
  • Mobile phones must be switched to silent mode inside the palace
  • Outside food is not allowed inside the premises
  • Smoking is allowed only in the smoking area at the visitor center
  • Pets are not allowed inside the palace
  • This activity is wheelchair and stroller-friendly
  • Wheelchairs and strollers are available for rent at the Visitor Center. Strollers cost AED40, while wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge

Opening Hours:

Time: 10:00am-8:00pm, daily

Palace and Gardens: 10:00am-7:00pm, daily

Palace in Motion Light Show: 7:30pm (duration: 30 minutes)

Qasr Al Watan Library: 10:00am-7:00pm, daily

 

Image Credit: Qasr Al Watan


Opening hours

Mon–Sun 10:00–20:00.


Tickets

Adult: 50 AED (was AED60)
Child (4-17): 27 AED (was AED30)


Contacts

+971 600 544442
contact@qasralwatan.ae


Links


Address

Abu Dhabi
Qasr Al Watan, Al Ras Al Akhdar

How to get there?

From Dubai

From Dubai, take the the E11 Highway (Sheikh Zayed Road)

Take Sheikh Zayed Road south heading towards Abu Dhabi

Follow E11 and Abu Dhabi – Keep left at the fork to continue onto Abu Dhabi - Al

Drive down Shahama Road, then Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street, then E10

Take the exit towards Abu Dhabi - Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway/E12

Keep left and merge onto Abu Dhabi - Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway/E12

Turn right onto Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway, then merge onto 1st Street

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit, turn right, then turn right again until you reach your destination

 

From Abu Dhabi

Take 13th Street/Delma Street and King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (Main Bus Terminal)

Head northwest toward 4th Street/Eastern Road/Muroor Road/Sultan Bin Zayed the First Street

Drive along 13th Street/Delma Street, Al Bateen Street and King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street

Take a slight right onto 4th Street/Eastern Road/Muroor Road/Sultan Bin Zayed the First Street

Take the ramp to 13th Street/Delma Street, then keep right at the fork and merge onto 13th Street/Delma Street

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on 13th Street/Delma Street

At the second roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on 13th Street/Delma Street

Turn right onto Al Bateen Street, then take a slight left toward King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street (look signs for Diwan of H.H. The Crown Prince/Emirates Palace/Qasr Al Watan)

Continue onto King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Street

Turn left onto 1st Street/Corniche Road

At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit

Turn right, then turn right again until you reach your destination

 

From Yas Island

Take Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway/E12 (Yas Island)

Get on Abu Dhabi - Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway/E12

Head east and keep left

Turn right, then turn right again

Merge onto Abu Dhabi - Al Falah Road/Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway/E12

Turn right onto Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway

Merge onto 1st Street, take the roundabout, then take the 2nd exit

Turn right, then turn right again until you reach your destination