Explore Lost Worlds

The Fossil Hunt Expedition

Standard

Be a paleontologist for the day and learn how to make fossil casts using actual fossils found in Mleiha and seashells from around the region. You also get to keep your fossil cast. All required workshop materials will be provided.

Package Itinerary:

  1. Museum entry
  2. Fossil molding workshop
  3. Introduction to fossils

Price: AED 15 per child and 25 per adult;

Duration: Approximately 1 hour

Suitable for: All ages starting 5 and above can partake in this fun activity

Activity will be held indoors at Mleiha Archaeological Centre.

Premium Package:

Be a paleontologist for the day and learn how to make fossil casts using actual fossils found in Mleiha and seashells from around the region. Get a chance to walk through several ages of ancient sea beds, the resting places of ancient creatures and Earth’s upper mantle. Read the history of the planet inscribed in the rocks.

Package Itinerary:

  1. Museum entry
  2. Fossil molding workshop
  3. Introduction to fossils
  4. Field visit – Fossil hunting

Price: AED 25 per child and 40 per adult;

Duration: Approximately 1.5-2 hours

Suitable for: All ages starting 5 and above can partake in this fun activity

The first part of the activity will be held indoors followed by a visit outdoors near Jebel Faya.

Flora and Fauna Workshop

Increase your understanding of the region’s plants, trees, and wildlife by participating in this interesting workshop. After a short indoor presentation on the local flora and fauna, partake in a trek around the Centre grounds with our Educators. Discover plant species indigenous to the region and perhaps see some of the local fauna as well.

Package Itinerary:

  1. Museum entry
  2. Introduction to local fauna and flora
  3. Field visit (Centre grounds) Flora and Fauna observation and identification

Price: AED 15 per child and 25 per adult;

Duration: 1.5-2 hours

Suitable for: All ages starting 5 and above can partake in this fun activity

Activity will be held indoors (nature presentation) followed by a short trek within the grounds of Mleiha Archaeological Centre

Sounds of the past

Go back in time and learn the ancient art of making stone tools just as humans did thousands of years ago. Learn from Mleiha’s Educators how early humans used local flint to create sharp objects that they were later used as knives and other tools to both defend themselves and hunt animals. This workshop will teach participants everything they need to know about the origin of humans and their migration out of Africa in a fun and interactive manner.

Package Itinerary:

  1. Museum entry
  2. Introduction to Human prehistory
  3. Introduction to Paleolithic stone tool technologies
  4. Introduction to early cave painting techniques
  5. Site visit, Paleolithic cave

Price: AED 25 per child and 40 per adult;

Duration: Approximately 1.5-2 hours

Suitable for: All ages starting 5 and above can partake in this fun activity

Activity will be held indoors (flintstone collection viewing/Cave painting workshop) at Mleiha Archaeological Centre. This will be followed by a short outdoor visit to Faya mountain where the fieldwork portion of the workshop will take place.

Complimentary access to indoor museum

Space camp

Marvel at the scale of the solar system, learn about the evolution of the universe, comprehend the probability of alien life and much, much more.

Package Itinerary:

  1. Introduction to Astronomy
  2. Cook your own comet
  3. Impact cratering
  4. Calculate the probability of life in the universe
  5. Basics of Observation
  6. Stargazing

Price: AED 45 per person for schools / AED 100 per person for individuals

Duration: 2 to 3 Hours

Suitable for: Ages 5 and up

Standard Full Package:

Experience all of our exciting educational packages at a special rate!

Pricing – AED 100 for Adults and AED 50 for Children (aged between 5-12)

      Itinerary (Summer Timings):

  • 4:30 PM – Meet and Greet at the Reception/Registration
  • 4:45 PM – Museum Tour (Guided)
  • 5:15 PM – Brief visual presentation on workshops with education team
  • 5:30 PM – Workshops begin (Flora and Fauna workshop)
  • 5:50 PM – Flint Knapping workshop
  • 6:10 PM – Fossil Fun and Sand Table Excavation Workshop
  • 6:40 PM – Site visit to Faya Mountain (Geology)
  • 7:10 PM – Return to the Centre – end of activities

* Timings during the Winter period will be flexible and as per client preference.