Dubai's Museum of the Future

Dubai will welcome the Museum of the Future in 2017

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

The Museum of the Future is set to open in the heart of Downtown Dubai in 2017.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum shared the news on Twitter on Wednesday, revealing exactly what the stunning attraction will contain.

He wrote on Twitter: “Today we have launched Museum of the Future, featuring innovation labs and a permanent exhibit for future inventions.

“Museum of the Future is integrated environment empowering creative minds to test, fund and market ideas for futuristic prototypes & services.”

Sheikh Mohammed added that those with great ideas and a strong business mind will soar to new heights at the upcoming site.

He wrote: “Museum to offer advanced courses and specialized workshops, a destination for the best and brightest inventors and entrepreneurs.

“Museum of the Future is a first step of many to come, marking the beginning of great achievements.”

A video showing what the museum would look like was also shared on the micro-blogging website.

It’s estimated to cost $136 million and will be situated in front of the Emirates Towers nears Sheikh Zayed Road.

Various outlets around the world have shared news of the fresh development whose motto is “see the future, create the future”.

“The future belongs to those who can imagine it, design it, and execute it. Here in the UAE we think differently. While others try to predict the future, we create it,” Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum said.

The Crown Prince of Dubai is heading up the plan with Mohammad Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, as vice president and other high national figures on the Board of Trustees.

Watch the video the Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates shared below:

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