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Getting here

Jameel Arts Centre is open-access and free for all. Visitors are requested to stop at the Welcome Desk to register or check in upon arrival.

The Jameel has a number of facilities to make visits more enjoyable and convenient. Jameel Arts Centre has free wifi throughout the building for visitors to remain connected.

Jameel Arts Centre is located in Jaddaf Waterfront, nestled between Business Bay Bridge and Garhoud Bridge on the Bur Dubai bank of the Dubai Creek.

Visiting Hours

Saturday – Thursday, 10:00am – 8:00pm⁠
Tuesday, closed⁠
Friday, 12:00pm – 8:00pm⁠

Opening hours for the Holy Month of Ramadan:

Sat & Mon: 10am–4pm
Tue & Fri: Closed
Wed: 10am–4pm & 8:30pm–11pm
Thu: 10am–4pm

Saturday, March 16 and 23:
10am–4pm & 8:30pm–11:30pm for Ramadan Nights

Public Transport

Jameel Arts Centre is a 12-minute walk from Al Jadaf metro station (Green Line). Metro journeys can be planned on the RTA website.

Hours of operation
All Green Line Stations
Saturday to Wednesday 5:30 am – 12:00 am
Thursday 5:30 am – 1:00 am
Friday 10:00 am – 1:00 am

By Car

Jaddaf Waterfront is accessible from both E11 and Al Khail road. 

Parking is available outside the Jameel, adjacent to Art Jameel Shop.

Visitors with children:

  • Families and visitors with children are requested to ensure that those in their care adhere to the art-friendly etiquette detailed below.
  • Changing tables are available in the family restroom on the ground floor.

While visiting Jameel Arts Centre, please refrain from:

  • Smoking anywhere in the Jameel.
  • Touching or resting on artwork.
  • Bringing pets or other animals into the museum. Arrangements for service animals may be made through hello@artjameel.org.
  • Consuming food or drinks in the galleries.
  • Entering the Jameel with bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades or other similar objects.

Photo and video

Personal photography and video are permitted inside Jameel Arts Centre. However, accreditation is necessary for the use of professional video equipment on the premises. Please email press@artjameel.org.


Jameel Arts Centre runs several specialised and guided tours for groups of 10+, welcoming families, delegations and arts enthusiasts. Email us at hello@artjameel.org for general group tours.  For university and school groups, please email learning@artjameel.org.



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Jameel Arts Centre runs a number of specialised tours welcoming families, arts enthusiasts, schools and groups.