Discover the central hub of Dubai’s birthplace
Set sail across the centuries to a time when Dubai’s modern society was beginning to take shape on the shimmering blue waters of its famous ‘khor’ – a traditional regional word for creek or waterway.
Discover the place where trade with the outside world began, while being guided step-by-step through the area’s extraordinary development – the first bank, the first police house, the first produce market…
Find out what it took to grow a business and raise a family by the creek for the hardworking and innovative Emiratis of the past, from the shrewd merchants and tradesmen to tough seafarers and boat builders. Learn how the skills they developed in response to extreme conditions set the whole society on the road to affluence.
Story of the Creek offers a state-of-the-art multimedia experience, including an informative and inspiring film that allows visitors to immerse themselves in personal stories that bring the neighbourhood to life. A unique sensory experience, it tells the universal tale of the power of the human spirit and how Dubai’s inhabitants managed to build a successful city rooted in its heritage and taking wisdom from the past