Other information

Other information:

For more information or to register for any of our events, please contact SMCCU at the information listed below.

Office hours are Sunday through Thursday from 8am to 4pm, and Saturday from 9am to 1pm.

Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding       For  Group Bookings 

House 26, Al Mussallah Road                                               Email:
Al Fahidi District, Bur Dubai                                                   
Phone: +971 4 353 6666                                                       For Schools & Universities
Fax: +971 4 353 6661                                                           
Email:                                                   Email:



Address: House 26, Al Mussallah Road, Bastakiya, Bur Dubai

The SMCCU centre is located on Al Musallah Road in the Al Fahidi District of Bur Dubai, between the Al Fahidi round-about and Dubai creek. Close landmarks include the British Embassy on Al Seef Road, the Ruler’s Court and the Dubai Museum on Al Fahidi Road.


By Metro: Take the Green Line Metro towards Bur Dubai and exit at Al Fahidi Metro Station.

From the Red Line, transfer to the Green Line at Burjuman Station towards Bur Dubai exiting at Al Fahidi Metro Station. From the metro station take the Al Musallah Road North/South Exit and walk towards Al Fahidi Roundabout.Continue through the roundabout on Al Musallah Road and the wind tower neighborhood  will be directly on your left, the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding is the first building on the right of the second entrance to the parking lot House #26.


Driving directions: driving north on Sheikh Zayed Road, follow the signs to Al Maktoum Bridge, then to the Ruler’s Court. You will drive past the Karama Post Office on the right hand side and then dhows on Dubai creek as the street becomes Al Seef Road (D84). Follow this road until you reach the round-about at the end; you cannot go straight as it becomes the private entrance into the Ruler’s Court. Instead, turn left at the round-about and immediately right into the public parking lot adjacent to SMCCU.

If you approaching SMCCU from Al Wasl road, drive along Al Wasl Road towards Sharjah. Continue straight on past Al Dhiyafa Street, as Al Wasl Road becomes Al Mina Road. Continue straight through two sets of traffic lights and then turn right onto Kuwait Street. At the next set of traffic lights, turn left onto Al Mankhool Road. Keep going straight through two more sets of lights, going straight through at the round-about. The Sheikh Mohammed Centre is located on the left hand side immediately after the round-about.

Parking: all SMCCU guests can now avail FREE Valet Parking. Just present your valet parking ticket issued by the parking attendant to our reception/front office for validation and stamping.