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Qasr Al Watan ticket price

  1. right arrow iconAdult AED 65
  2. right arrow iconChild AED 30

Operating hours

  1. right arrow icon10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Timings are subject to change, check Palace's official website before the visit)
  2. right arrow iconLast admission: 5:30 p.m.
  3. right arrow iconPalace in Motion Show Timing: 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (30 minutes)


  1. right arrow iconGet into the cultural landmark Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi without waiting in queues.
  2. right arrow iconAdmire the beautiful architecture of this place, which is a testament to Arabian craftsmanship.
  3. right arrow iconTour Qasr Al Watan Library has many books on archaeology, history, memoirs, human and social sciences, biographies, statistics, and so on.
  4. right arrow iconSee the Light and Sound show, which tells the story of the United Arab Emirates in three acts: the beginning, the middle, and the end.


  1. right arrow iconEntry to the Palace of Qasr Al Watan
  2. right arrow iconEntry to the gardens of Qasr Al Watan


  1. right arrow iconPick-up and drop-off
  2. right arrow iconFood and drinks

Cancellation Policy

  1. right arrow iconThese tickets can't be canceled or rescheduled.

What’s in ?

  • tick iconTour Qasr Al Watan, a cultural monument and working Presidential palace in Abu Dhabi, to learn about the rich past of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • tick iconBeyond the usual palace experience, Qasr Al Watan has much history and cultural knowledge to share.
  • tick iconAs soon as you step onto the grounds of this beautiful Palace, you will feel like a king or queen because of its structure and wide rooms, which show important Emirati culture.
  • tick iconVisitors can learn about the past of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the country's ways of running the government through interesting exhibits and educational displays.
  • tick iconAt the Qasr Al Watan Library, you can look through the many books and manuscripts and learn about the many ways Arabs have helped to improve different fields of knowledge.
  • tick iconTake a walk of the House of Knowledge, which gives history buffs and academics access to a wide range of materials to help them learn more about how the UAE has changed.
  • tick iconEnjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the Reflection Pool, which is a great place to relax and think.
  • tick iconTry traditional Emirati cuisine at the Palace's on-site restaurant, where you can experience authentic flavors and immerse yourself in the local gastronomy.
  • tick iconBuy unique souvenirs and gifts that reflect the rich history and heritage of the United Arab Emirates at the Palace's gift shop.

About the Palace

About the Palace
Discover the Zones

You will tour different zones in Qasr Al Watan Palace when you book this unique tour experience.

A Memory from the Palace

The Qasr Al Watan's visit starts in this press room. The visitors are permitted to take photos to show they visited the Palace. The photos are later collected at the gift shop after touring the Palace.

A Memory from the Palace
The Great Hall
The Great Hall

The Great Hall of Qasr Al Watan displays the museum's most important artifacts, allowing guests to admire the exquisite traditional Arabic arts and crafts.Visitors will acquire a more profound understanding of the region's architectural and artistic past as they explore this magnificent site.

Presidential Gifts

Here, you can see gifts from around the world representing the UAE's long history of kindness. Visitors have the rare chance to get up close and personal with some of the most valuable foreign gifts that the UAE has ever received.This makes the exhibition a lively example of cultural exchange and international diplomacy.

Presidential Gifts
Spirit of Collaboration
Spirit of Collaboration

Walk into the room where the future of your area is being chosen. Annual meetings are held by the Federal Supreme Council, the Arab League, and the Gulf Cooperation Council to discuss their goals, make plans, and determine what to do next.The room's unique chandelier and circular plan show how much the UAE cares about equality and Light.

The Presidential Banquet

Get to learn how visitors are hosted at the Palace. Behind doors is a dining hall that has been carefully decorated. This is where officials worldwide get a taste of the Emirati people's amazing hospitality.Visitors to The Presidential Banquet can get an in-depth look at the customs, traditions, food, and even the one-of-a-kind collections of silver, crystal, and china that make this a truly spectacular and world-class event.

The Presidential Banquet
House of Knowledge
House of Knowledge

Learn about the profound impact that Arabian scholarship has had on human civilization and the progression of the world.Visitors to this illuminating exhibition will have the opportunity to view a huge collection of priceless artifacts and manuscripts that illuminate the Arab region's most noteworthy contributions to astronomy, science, art, literature, and many other fields of study.

Qasr Al Watan Library

Explore a treasure trove of renowned books that hold the keys to a lifetime of knowledge. HH, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan proposed the Qasr Al Watan Library to keep and share ages' worth of Arabian knowledge and culture.The 50,000 books in the library cover the history of learning in Arabia, making it a grand place where the past can help shape the present and the future. Everyone of any age can use the Qasr Al Watan Library.

Qasr Al Watan Library

How to reach

The distance from the heart of Abu Dhabi to Qasr Al Watan is 10 kilometers, and visitors may easily reach their location by using public or private transportation.

From Dubai : The location is around 150 kilometers distant from the center of Dubai, and it is very simple to get to by car or cab through the E11 and the Al Shahama - Abu Dhabi Road/Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Street.

From Abu Dhabi : If you are coming by cab/private car, take the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway and turn towards 1st Street. After that, take the 2nd exit, take a right, and keep going until you reach the meeting point. The destination is also accessible by the Line 034 bus from Abu Dhabi.


What to Know before you go ?

  • tick iconTo get into Qasr Al Watan, you must show a legal government ID with the same name as the one on the reservation.
  • tick iconThe Mail Hall nearby has places to eat and buy gifts.
  • tick iconDSLRs and cell phones can take pictures for personal, non-commercial use.
  • tick iconMen and women can pray in different places.
  • tick iconPlease turn off your phones before you go into the house.
  • tick iconYou can't enter the Palace in Motion (light show) 30 minutes before it starts.
  • tick iconYou can't bring your food or drinks into the place.
  • tick iconPets are not allowed in the building unless they are service animals with proper identification.
  • tick iconValet parking costs AED 80 at the Visitor Center Car Park. It's open every day of the week from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • tick iconBags and cases bigger than 500 x 350 mm will not be allowed inside the Palace.
  • tick iconWhen using the Al Hosn app, only people living in Abu Dhabi or visiting from outside the country must show an RT PCR Report and a vaccine certificate.
  • tick iconA lab with a base in the UAE with a valid RT-PCR test report within 72 hours is needed.
  • tick iconIf Palace in Motion, a light show, is going to happen on the day you are there, it is included in your ticket price.
  • tick iconYou can't go back into the place once you've left.
  • tick iconWhen is the Palace in Motion show? It starts at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Timings may change based on the time of year.
  • tick iconThe Qasr Al Watan Palace stops letting people in at 5:30 p.m.


Qasr Al Watan will give you a taste of local culture with its exquisite Arab architecture and towering pillars of wisdom. Those who buy Qasr Al Watan tickets can witness some of the world's most stunning landscapes and artificial attractions.
No, The Palace in Motion Play does not occur regularly in Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi. Only on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at around 7:00 p.m.; however, the time might differ depending on when the sun sets.
If you have a valid Qasr Al Watan ticket, you can use your phone or a DSLR camera to take photos inside the Palace for personal, non-commercial use. However, in some places, it is against the law to do so. Also, be careful not to take pictures of security guards or security systems while you are taking the pictures.
All children under 11 must have a ticket and be accompanied by an adult. Qasr Al Watan doesn't charge for kids under the age of three. Junior tickets can only be used by people 4 to 17 when visiting Qasr Al Watan.
Yes, at the impressive Presidential Banquet, guests can enjoy the warm welcome of the locals and mouthwatering cuisine.
You can bring neither Strollers nor wheelchairs, but they are allowed only on the palace grounds. Before you are allowed to enter, security will have to check and approve your entry at the visitor center's security checkpoint.
Qasr Al Watan Abu Dhabi ticket prices include free parking and plenty of spaces available for packaging. Is there a valet service for parking? Valet parking is available in the visitor center parking lot for AED 35 daily.
When entering the Palace, all guests are cordially requested to dress respectfully, both out of care for the other guests and because doing so is required by the local laws and traditions. It is required you cover the shoulders and knees.
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