Abu Dhabi Tourism launches ‘Jubilee Cultural Pass’ in celebration of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee


In another celebration of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, the Department of Culture and Tourism –Abu Dhabi has launched the Jubilee Cultural Pass that allows free or discounted access to a number of cultural sites and museums across the emirate.

The pass can be accessed by all residents and visitors to access over 13 cultural sites across Abu Dhabi and Al Ain with added benefits of 50+ cultural activities, places and offers and is valid until December 31, 2021.

The pass which is priced at Dh50 can be purchased from the DCT – Abu Dhabi website. Each pass is valid for the holder as well as one adult. Those under 18 will be granted free entry.

With a plethora of access to cultural events, shows, workshops, festivals and entertainment, the pass holders can visit more than 13 cultural sites across Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, including Louvre Abu Dhabi, Bait Mohammed bin Khalifa, Qasr Al Hosn and the House of Artisans.

The pass also offers discounts at restaurants and cafes at cultural sites, including Larte Restaurant at Manarat Al Saadiyat and Barzet Yadoh Restaurant at Al Ain Oasis, along with permitting special deals on dance and theatre classes at Berklee Abu Dhabi as well as calligraphy and table-scaping workshops at Warehouse421.

Abu Dhabi Tourism also has a calendar planned for the Jubilee Cultural Pass that has events, including festivals, concerts, and exhibitions, scheduled to take place at cultural sites across the emirate in the coming months.

The calendar features the return of annual heritage events such as Al Ain’s Traditional Handicrafts Festival and Al Hosn Festival, which features The Day in the Palace exhibition, a classic car parade, and Scents of Qasr Al Hosn event, featuring candle-making, perfume customisation and incense-crafting.

The Cultural Foundation will also host three exhibitions — Al Mujamma, the history behind the Cultural Foundation told through new works commissioned by three Emirati artists, Experience Mars — an immersive family-friendly experience celebrating the UAE’s adventures in space, and Mohamed Chabâa (1935–2013), exploring the important pieces from Moroccan contemporary art.

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