Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi
The Qasr Al Watan, also known as Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi, the new cultural landmark in Abu Dhabi, has opens its doors on 11th March 2019 to the public in an invitation to discover the legacy of knowledge and tradition that have shaped the journey of the nation, boosting cultural understanding of the United Arab Emirates.
An Architectural Landmark
More than a traditional palace, Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi is an exquisitely crafted tribute to the Arabian heritage and artistry, and its architecture and design echo the significance of the exhibits housed within its halls and the function of its most iconic rooms.
Qasr Al Watan invites visitors to learn about the country’s governing traditions and values, and explore a well-preserved legacy of knowledge, thus boosting cultural understanding of the UAE.
A Knowledge Hub
Qasr Al Watan opens the door to an inspiring intellectual legacy that highlights Arab contributions to various fields of knowledge. The Palace also houses Qasr Al Watan Library where scholars can explore a vast collection of books and resources about the UAE and learn about the nation’s progressive journey.
An Enriching Visitor Journey
At Qasr Al Watan visitors will learn about the formation of the UAE and its system of governance and have access to halls typically reserved for official summits. Visitors will also gain a deep appreciation of Arabian architectural craftsmanship and intellectual heritage in a truly enriching journey.
In the evening, visitors will enjoy a magnificent light and sound show which will be projected onto the façade of the iconic building. A story told in three acts, the show draws a link between the aspirations of Qasr Al Watan and the vision of the nation, reflecting on the UAE’s journey of the past, present and future.
Palace & Garden
This general admission ticket gives you access to the Qasr Al Watan Tour, the Gardens, Visitor Centre and all zones, exhibitions and public spaces within the Palace and Gardens.
Adults: AED 60,
Children (4-17): AED 40,
Children under 3: Free!
This general admission ticket gives you access to the Gardens and Visitor Centre only.
Adults: AED 25,
Children (4-17): AED 12,
Children under 3: Free!
Standard Guided Tour
To gain access to this tour you need to purchase a Palace & Garden Ticket. Trips will be directed by a tour guide every 30 mins. Visitors will be provided with a Wireless Whisper System for the duration of the tour. There is a maximum capacity of 20 visitors per tour. The tour duration is approximately 60 mins.
Adults: AED 30,
Private Guided Tour
To gain access to this tour you need to purchase a Palace & Garden Ticket. Trips will be directed by a dedicated tour guide (Arabic & English). Visitors will be provided with a Wireless Whisper System for the duration of the tour. There is a maximum capacity of 20 visitors per tour. The tour duration is approximately 60 mins.
Standard: AED 600
Time to visit:
Daily: 10 am to 8 pm
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