Where are we?
Emirates National Auto Museum
What is this?
A pyramid shaped structure which houses the Record breaking Automobiles.
Like? The World’s largest Truck which can pull the Worlds Largest Caravan, which is on display next to the World’s largest Willys Jeep ever built.
Who owns these cars?
This Pyramid Auto Museum or Emirates National Auto Museum is a private collection of HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Son-in-Law of Sheikh Zayed.
How many cars are on display?
Close to 230 but there are more .
Are they all classics?
Nope – From the very first car of the world ( The Mercedes Benz built in 1886) to the latest one which is a customized Jeep Wrangler’s Body secured on a Ford Recovery Chassis.
Is this in Dubai?
Nope this is on the way to Liwa – about 40 kms from Abu Dhabi.
What to look out for?
The Mercedes Benz parked outside with mammoth 66inch Monster Truck Tyres – 66inches = 5.5 feet (Aamir khan is 5.5 feet)
The replica of the Dodge Power Wagon which is 8 times it’s originals size – weighs 50 tons, has 4 bedrooms, a sitting room and Balcony (and it moves – has a steering wheel and an electric engine)
The World’s Largest motorized model of a WW2 Willys Jeep – it’s 400% bigger than the original (yup – this also moves and is in the Guiness Book of World records -2012)
The collection of the Rainbow Mercedes – 7 Mercedes made for Sheikh Hamad, one for each day of the week, painted in the colors of the rainbow – a wedding gift by Sheikh Hamad’s father-in-law, Sheikh Zayed, for him
The Earth on Wheels – a 10 bedroom Caravan, made in a shape of the earth 1,000,000th the size of our planet.
Timing : 9Am to 6Pm everyday. Subject to change **
Entry Fee : AED 50