His Highness Sheik Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassmi, Member of the
supreme council and ruler of Sharjah , opened the center in 26 April 2007
The center which is located near the University City hall in Sharjah , can be
considered unique in that all of its content s originate from His Highness Sheik
Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassmi collections
His research resources on Gulf subjects have been brought together over a period
of 25 years and can now be used by other researchers . they include several
- History of the Gulf through Maps
- Life in the Gulf [ Gulf Countries – United Arab Emirates]
- Library Archive
- Rare coins with special relevance for the Gulf area
- The Personal Collection of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan
Al Qassimi, Ruler of Sharjah.
Situated around the library area are fine models of local dhows and
the ships played a major role in the history of European trading and political
interventions in the Gulf .