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Dubai Museum is free and believed to be Dubai's oldest building, the Al-Fahidi Fort is home to the Dubai Museum. The Fort itself features walls built from coral and shell rubble, cemented together with lime.
The Fort has been many things over the years including the ruler’s residence, an administrative centre and a jail for wrongdoers. There is a multi-media presentation charts Dubai’s development from a small, pearl-diving community right through to the discovery of oil in the late 1960s. The Museum also houses pottery, stone and metal implements, engravings and skeletons discovered during archeological digs.