The new Sir Bani Yas Island Visitor Centre opens to the public on Friday 10 November 2023. A new exhibition provides a valuable insight into the geology, archaeology and history of Sir Bani Yas Island, highlighting the important contribution made by the late UAE President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The new Visitor Centre is located next to the 7th-8th century CE Church and Monastery discovered on the island in 1992.
The inauguration of the new Sir Bani Yas Visitor Centre was led by His Excellency Mohammed Khalifa Al Mubarak (Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism), His Excellency Saood Abdulaziz Al Hosani (Undersecretary, Department of Culture and Tourism), and Rita Aoun-Abdo (Executive Director, Culture Sector, Department of Culture and Tourism), with other VIP dignitaries and guests from Sir Bani Yas Island.
Abu Dhabi Media Office, 14 November 2023
دائرة الثقافة والسياحة – أبوظبي تفتتح مركزاً للزوار في جزيرة صير بني ياس
Sir Bani Yas Island (DCT website)
Sir Bani Yas Island (Abu Dhabi Islands Archaeological Survey website)
Sir Bani Yas Island: Explore UAE’s largest natural island (Khaleej Times)