Dubai Coffee Museum

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Dubai Coffee Museum

Coffee has always been an important part of Arabic culture and the Coffee Museum in Dubai showcases exactly why. The museum is located in the Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, hidden inside the narrow lanes of the old district, among many other treasures.

Stop by to discover the origin of coffee, dating all the way back to the legend of Kaldi, a goat herder who is believed to have found the humble coffee bean – and how it made its way into the region from the Ethiopian highlands.

Coffee Museum Dubai also showcases the celebration of coffee culture across the globe, as well as the Arabic traditions. Coffee grinders used in the First World War, historical data dedicated to coffee and old brewing pots are just a few of the artefacts on display. Entry is free, with the museum shop on the ground floor.

Exploring the Dubai Coffee Museum

The Coffee Museum in Dubai connect the dots between the origin of coffee and the present times where coffee isn’t just celebrated as the most common beverage, but an essence to survival in the daily chaotic lifestyle. The museum is divided into two floors.

First Part
The ground floor explores the history and the origin of the coffee beans discovery, the different kinds of brewing and roasting techniques involved in it from different corners of the world, and some international antiques and artefacts collected from across the world that visitors can study about and take home some items of resemblance as a souvenir.

Second Part
The second part of the museum resides on the first floor of Villa 44, where the coffee enthusiasts can dive deep into the roots and origins of coffee through a huge selection of books and manuscripts related to its history. The authorities also run some documentaries and films about the demonstrations of roasting and brewing techniques from the start of the era of Ethiopian legends to today’s procedures, serving over a freshly brewed cup of coffee along with some snacks to munch upon.

History

The embryonic concept of the Dubai Coffee Museum started with a collection of a handful of artifacts to coffee making by Eastern Man and Co. owner Mr. Khalid Al Mulla. Pertaining to the interests cresting by the visitation of coffee lovers to his small abode, Khalid initiated the conversion of the Villa into a Coffee Museum where one could be acknowledged about the origins of coffee from the Ethiopian highlands in the 15th century.

The legends about its discovery and its expansion to Italy, Portugal, Brazil, Netherlands, Russia and the European stretch of the countries who worship coffee as a beverage to stay alert can be strolled through the museum with collections of various coffee grinders and brewers from the First World War  to ancient brewing pots from Egypt, Yemen and Ethiopia.

Tips

Though the entry is free, do buy the Flat White Coffee at the Brew Bar of Dubai Coffee Museum for AED 10.

Do not miss the coffee preparation’s live demonstration using a syphon in the custom build Brew Bar of the museum which serves amazing aromatic coffee beverages along with some scrumptious snacks.

The Museum houses a unique gift shop where various artifacts and souvenirs are for sale that is worth the price to take home.

Visit the Make Art Café –Villa 13 located near Dubai Coffee Museum to experience an urban-industrial designed café in the courtyard of a charming heritage villa ambiance.

How To Reach Dubai Coffee Museum

Dubai Coffee Museum is tucked away in the heritage hub of the city Al Fahidi beighbourhood of Dubai. One can travel to the location via bus, taxi, metro as well as town cars of Dubai.

The nearest Metro stations Faheidi and Bastakia are located around 250- 300 meter away with a 4 to 5 minutes walk from the Dubai Coffee Museum.

Timings

Saturday to Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Friday

Ticket Price

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Ticket price for Dubai coffee museum entry is free.

Travel Tips for Dubai

Best Time To Visit In Dubai: The best time to visit Dubai is from November to March when the weather is pleasant and is most suitable for all kinds of outdoor activities. The Dubai Shopping Festival is also held during January and February, making it an exciting time for visitors. Dubai's high season is from November to April. This is when temperatures are at their most enjoyable, but you can expect higher costs for accommodation and more people at the city's main attractions as a result.

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About United Arab Emirates

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Coffee Museum, Ali bin Abi Talib Street, Bur Dubai, Al Souk Al Kabeer, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

FAQ

FAQ
What is the Coffee Museum about?

It is surrounded by an exquisite scenery of coffee plantations. This thematic museum offers an interesting insight shown by an inhouse expert through various demonstrations and presentations. A visit to this museum in Chikmagalur is both an educational and recreational for all the coffee lovers.

Which metro station is closest to the Coffee Museum?

The nearest Metro stations Faheidi and Bastakia are located around 250- 300 meter away with a 4 to 5 minutes walk from the Dubai Coffee Museum.

How do I get to museum Cafe?

Two days after you speak to Brewster on a Kapp'n island and return to Blathers, the museum cafe will open. Cafe features such as multiplayer and amiibo inviting - see later in this article - are immediately available, but one of your goals should be to develop your relationship with Brewster to unlock new features.

In which place coffee is famous?

1. Brazil. The production of coffee has played a pivotal role in the development of Brazil and continues to be a driving force in the country's economy. The plant was first brought to Brazil in the early 18th century by French settlers.