Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today toured the Museum of the Future, the new global scientific landmark provided by Dubai to the world.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, and Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, accompanied Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid on the tour of the new landmark.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said: “The UAE is betting on the future. It focuses on harnessing efforts, minds, resources and capabilities to foresee, design and build it. The Museum of the Future is a major leap in Dubai’s and the UAE’s journey towards building a knowledge-based future economy, employing advanced technology in all development sectors and contributing to creating an inclusive scientific and intellectual movement.”
Tweeting about his visit to what is being considered ‘the most beautiful building in the world’, Sheikh Mohammed said: “Today I visited the Museum of the Future, to explore the experiences it will provide to visitors and the potential for this new centre for futurists and intellectuals. Our support for this important global hub for future innovation and human development is a long-term commitment.”
He further said: “The Museum of the Future, with its ethereal design and unique concept, reflects Dubai’s and the UAE’s philosophy that there are no limits to our ambitions, and nothing will stop our accelerated march towards the future. The UAE will continue to play its role in driving the Arab world’s knowledge movement to serve the region’s people and societies.”
His Highness added: “The Museum of the Future is another landmark among the many scientific and knowledge initiatives and projects that Dubai embraces within the UAE’s vision to Reignite Arab Civilisation, evolve Arab minds and advance the Arab world and its people. The Museum of the Future will be a space for knowledge that gathers intellectuals and futurists worldwide. It is the largest research space of its kind, accommodating all ideas, experiences and creative conceptions.”
A global incubator for tomorrow’s solutions:
The Museum of the Future embodies the world’s largest idea lab and will serve as a talent incubator for scientists, thinkers and researchers. By convening them, the Museum will create a launchpad for enabling initiatives, scientific programmes and human knowledge projects that aim to contribute to the UAE and the region’s efforts to drive social, economic and human development.
In addition to creating a regional scientific, knowledge and creative movement, the Museum of the Future will contribute to building Arab bridges with a selection of the most important global scientific, knowledge and intellectual centres. It will inspire with its initiatives, projects and experiences, members of the global scientific community to continue developing innovative future solutions that transform the challenges facing humanity into promising opportunities.
A trip to the Museum of the Future encourages visitors to become active participants in imagining and designing the future. It’s open to everyone to propel humanity towards the future and discover new horizons for tomorrow’s world.
The Museum of the Future represents an unparalleled opportunity to live and breathe the future in its various dimensions. Visitors can experience the future within a connected and integrated world that touches on various aspects of human life and its interaction with the environment around it. The Museum employs the latest technologies, such as virtual and augmented reality, big data analysis, artificial intelligence and human-machine interaction to encourage visitors to ask questions about the future of humans, cities, human societies and life on planet Earth and in space.