Located in Sharjah, the cultural capital of the UAE, Mleiha is an archaeological center famous for its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and archaeological remains. This place is a unique glimpse of the ancient past that reminds us of the prehistoric period. Whether you are a history buff or a nature lover, there is something for everyone here.

Ancient History of Mleiha

 Mleiha has an archaeological heritage that dates back to the Bronze Age. It has evidence of human habitation for thousands of years. Archaeologists believe that humans from all over the world came here from Africa. There are remains of civilizations from prehistoric times to the Neolithic period. 

Ancient artefacts were looted by people, but still, many such amazing artefacts have been preserved and arranged. The preserved ruins, ancient tombs and artefacts make it feel as if the past has come alive. Pre-Islamic forts are the main attractions here, including the Mleiha Fort.

Exhibitions and guided tours of the past

It has a state-of-the-art interactive exhibition that will introduce you to the lives and times of the past. Digital displays for visitors show informative pictures about the past and the history of the place. Along with this, one can participate in many activities to gain a deeper understanding of the archaeological discoveries. 

For those who are interested in learning about the past or want to understand the pages of the past more deeply, there is a provision of tourist guides who will not only tell about the past and history but will also tell interesting stories related to them. Who will make you experience how beautiful the past must have been and what the order of human development must have been. This experience will prove to be both educational and enjoyable for you.

 Exciting Activities in the Desert

 It would not be right to associate Maliha only with history. This centre also offers a variety of activities that will surprise visitors and create interest in learning about the desert and its environment. As beautiful as the earthen dunes look, climbing them is equally thrilling. Sandboarding is a popular option. Desert safaris are popular, which offer the enjoyment of a relaxing sunset. Stargazing and Camping

Watching the beauty of stars in the sky is one of the attractions of Mleiha Archaeological Center. Far from big cities, the clear sky of the desert is the perfect place to see stars, planets and beautiful celestial attractions. The Mleiha Center offers close viewing of telescopes and brahmans by astronomers. For longer stays, camping is also available, allowing one to spend the entire night under the stars.

 Cultural Experiences and Traditional Workshops

The Mleiha Archaeological Center also offers various cultural experiences. Visitors can learn traditional crafts such as pottery, weaving, etc., which connect us to simplicity. The workshops will teach you survival skills in the desert and a practical understanding of how the ancient inhabitants lived efficiently in this harsh environment.


 The Mleiha Archaeological Center is one such destination in Sharjah that is known for its ancient history, adventure and natural beauty. It tells us interesting facts about human life from prehistory to the Neolithic era.

Whether you are exploring ancient ruins, enjoying a desert safari, or admiring the sky filled with countless stars, this place promises to make your travel experience memorable. So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the mysteries of Mleiha and the evolution of human life. A journey through the desert and the windows of the past awaits you.