Al Mahattah Museum stores the restored models of many planes that flew from this airport. The museum, built in 1932, was initially an international airport, which was the first airport in UAE then. The museum reminds and emphasizes the successful history of aviation in the country. There is a model of Hanno plane, the first one to land on the Mahattah runway, in the Gallery Hall. The museum also provides a study of aviation, science behind the flights, and also the technical parts of a plane, like, Black box and engines are well explained. There is the country’s first Cinema hall that used to show comedy movies and documentaries in its time. Come and gauge the planes of old times, and comprehend the actual physics behind the flights in a simple manner here.
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Historical, Heritage, Museums