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Natural history museum planned for Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Natural History Museum is set to open in 2025
The project was officially unveiled by Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
The museum will take visitors on a 13.8-billion-year inspirational journey
Exact details of the museum are yet to be confirmed

A new natural history museum in Abu Dhabi will take visitors on a 13.8-billion-year journey through time and space.

Called the Abu Dhabi Natural History Museum and set to open in 2025, the museum will be located on Saadiyat Island, in the Saadiyat Cultural District.

The project was officially unveiled by Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office.

A spokesperson for the Department of Culture of Tourism said: "Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi will showcase thousands of unique natural wonders from Earth and beyond, taking visitors on a 13.8-billion-year inspirational journey and providing a thought-provoking glimpse into our planet's future.

"Featuring some of the rarest natural history wonders from Earth and beyond, visitors will travel through time and space: from the beginning of the universe to a thought-provoking perspective into our planet's future."

While exact details are yet to be confirmed, the museum will become the latest addition to the diverse range of cultural institutions and museums located in the Saadiyat Cultural District. These include Louvre Abu Dhabi, the upcoming Zayed National Museum, and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

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A new natural history museum in Abu Dhabi will take visitors on a 13.8-billion-year journey through time and space. Called the Abu Dhabi Natural History Museum and set to open in 2025, the museum will be located on Saadiyat Island, in the Saadiyat Cultural District. The project was officially unveiled by Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and chairman of the
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