Falaj Al Mualla Fort in Umm Al Quwain

Umm Al Quwain

Falaj Al Mualla Fort is one of the most important archaeological sites and tourist attractions in the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, which periodically attracts large numbers of residents and tourists! This famous fort has a great historical, cultural, and artistic status, as it embraces many treasures and tales of great importance and stature for all Emiratis. 

The front end of the Falaj Al Mualla fort
Front end of Falaj Al Mualla Fort in Umm Al Quwain


The history of Falaj Al Mualla Fort dates back to the era of Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid I, specifically to the year 1800, and the main goal of its construction was to protect the northern and wild side of the ancient emirate of Umm Al Quwain, then it was transferred to the Falaj Al Mualla Museum in 2015 by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, “May God protect him and protect him.” 

Falaj Al Mualla Fort building

The castle of Falaj Al Mualla is represented by a square-shaped building that includes a tower on the northeastern side and another on the southwestern side, and valley stones and stucco were used in its construction, along with sandalwood, teak, and dons, resulting in a great historical painting that forms part of the most important castles and forts in the Emirates and adorns The land of Umm Al Quwain, with its breathtaking beauty!

Facilities and services

From the Bedouin room that reviews the ancient Arab session to the square, watchtowers, restaurants, toilets, and children’s games, the fortress or museum includes a range of facilities and services, the most prominent of which are:

Outer yard

The outdoor square is the first resort for merchants and productive families, where handicrafts are displayed, on top of that folk costumes.

Archeology room

The Archeology Room embraces the various artifacts that were found in various areas of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, and includes statues, dolls, pottery, fishing tools and decorations! It also displays a video of all the archaeological sites of Umm Al Quwain.

Arms hall

The group of weapons inherited by the Al Mualla family includes rifles, pistols and swords, in addition to weapons that were used in hunting and warfare.

Falaj Al Mualla Fort Mosque

The mosque belonging to the fort and it consists of a large square for prayer and a mihrab.

Sheikh Saud Council for cultural Communication

It is a council attached to the fort, which was built by the Department of Tourism and Antiquities of the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain.

Market room

In the popular market room, you will find all of the attar, the textile shop, the shop, the traditional coffee and the sweet.

Craft room

Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, rings, anklets, sewing and shaving tools, as well as some traditional women’s clothes in the old time, such as the burqa, all of which you will find in the folk crafts room!Subscribe toSUBSCRIBE

Sea room

This room includes diving tools used to search for pearls, as well as models of ships for diving, trade and fishing nets that were used in Umm Al Quwain.

Popular coffee

The popular coffee can be defined as the first break for young men and men, where they can drink delicious tea and coffee.

Photo and documentation room

One of the most favorite rooms for visitors, where they look at old photos of national events and the stages of development of the Falaj Al Mualla area, as well as take a closer look at some of the old tools such as the radio, camera, old phones, printing machine, and others!

Sharia Falaj Al Mualla

It is a channel for the exit of water from the ground.

Sheikha’s room

We conclude the facilities of Falaj Al Mualla Fort in Umm Al Quwain with the Sheikha’s room, which is considered one of the most important rooms of the fort. Inside it, the harem’s rooms are isolated from the rest of the other rooms, and it includes a harem’s majlis in addition to a bedroom equipped with all its requirements.

Ticket Price

As for the entry prices of the Falaj Al Mualla Fort, it is 5 dirhams, noting that entry is free for children under 10 years old.

Falaj Al Mualla Castle


If you are wondering about the address of the fortress of Falaj Al Mualla, it is in Umm Al Quwain, specifically in the oasis of Falaj Al Mualla.

Working hours

07:00 AM – 02:00 PM (Sunday – Thursday)


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