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Activities for Families and Children

Louvre Abu Dhabi invites you to travel the world through art, and our tours reveal even more. Families and children can discover the museum’s artworks, its philosophy and the museum’s ‘inside story’.

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Pony rides for children

Family Weekend: Discover your Inner Warrior

28-29 February 2020
3pm – 6pm


Have fun discovering your Inner Warrior and celebrate our new exhibition Furusiyya: the Art of Chivalry between East and West with an action packed family weekend.
Travel back in time to discover captivating stories from ancient knights and female warriors, make your own heroic armour fit for the battlefield and enjoy pony rides in Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Park.
Join the Youth Festival parade and take part in free activities in the park. Spot the police horse patrols dressed in their traditional attire and learn about the history of Abu Dhabi Police Cavalry.
Don’t miss The Singing Trees, a choir of palm trees that sing louder when they are hugged, as well as falconry display and family film screenings.

All activities are free with your museum admission ticket.

Horse performance under the dome accompanied by “Horse whisperer” Ali Al Ameri

Activities:

Mini Tours
4:00pm | 5:00pm
Duration: 30 minutes


Explore the role of a knight in a combat and the different chivalric codes that developed around the world.

Drop-In Family Workshop: Create your own Heroic Armour
3:00pm | 4:00pm | 5:00pm
Duration: 45 minutes


Create your own heroic armour fit for the battlefield.

Activity Booklet
3:30pm | 4:30pm
Duration: 30 minutes


Discover what it means to become knight, walk in their footsteps and join the “League of Furusiyya”.

Activity of the Month: Youth Festival Parade
3:00pm | Saturday only
Duration: 60 minutes


Watch Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Youth Festival parade celebrating creative costumes designed by school children.

Storytellers
4:00pm
Duration: pop up performances


Encounter the knights under the dome, listen to their tales and explore their courageous adventures.

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi
Children's museum , Louvre Abu Dhabi

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi
Singing Trees

Janto Djassi
Live performance under the dome by Wael Shawky, The Song of Roland: The Arabic Version

Workshops in the park:

Design a Family Banner
4:00pm | 4:30pm | 5:00pm | 5:30pm
Duration: 30 minutes


Design a banner with your family coat of arms inspired by Furusiyya: The art of Chivalry between East and West.

Make a Horse
4:00pm | 4:30pm | 5:00pm | 5:30pm
Duration: 30 minutes


Create your own puppet horse before riding under the dome to discover the knights inside the exhibition.

Horseshoe Challenge
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Duration: 5 minutes


Test your aim in the knight’s horseshoe challenge. Are you ready for battle?

Build a Fort
3:00pm | 3:30pm | 4:00pm | 4:30pm | 5:00pm | 5:30pm
Duration: 30 minutes


Join the team of the master builders to construct a fort in Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Park.

Photo Moment in the Park
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Duration: 5 minutes


Strike a pose in your warrior costume and picture yourself as a heroic knight on the stage.

The Kid Who Would Be King
29 February | 4pm | Auditorium
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The Song of Roland: the Arabic version WAEL SHAWKY
26 & 27 February 2020 | 8pm | Auditorium plaza
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Singing Trees
25 Feb – 7 March | Free
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