Visitors in Dubai can now visit the Dubai Frame which has reopened to the public post-COVID-19. Before you visit, please ensure that you have familiarised yourself with all the new safety rules in place.
Here’s what you need to know before your visit:
Opened in 2018, the Dubai Frame is one of the newest additions to Dubai’s glorious skyline. Built to resemble a giant picture frame, the Dubai Frame is a 150-meter tall architectural landmark in the city’s lush Zabeel Park and offers spectacular views of Dubai and the gulf beyond. The Dubai Frame is open to visitors every day and tickets are available online. With the Dubai Frame tickets, you will get priority access to the landmark and you can visit it during any time of the day.
The online priority access ticket allows you to visit Dubai Frame any time on the day of your visit. Take the elevator to the top floor of the building and admire stunning panoramic views of Dubai. The ticket also gets you access to all the galleries and museums dedicated to Dubai’s history that are housed in the building. Buying your ticket online helps you save time and also allows you to choose an entry slot according to your convenience.
Combo admission tickets are the perfect option if you wish to save money and go about sightseeing Dubai. With Dubai Frame combo tickets, you get admission to the monument as well as a guaranteed ticket to Dubai Garden Glow or a tour of the city. While Dubai Frame tickets cost AED 50 and a city tour would cost AED 75, a combo ticket for both Dubai Frame and a city tour will cost you AED 99 only.
This is a totally unique experience, and starts your weekend off on a high note! Between 6 AM and 8 AM, you can head to the Dubai Frame and take in the stunning vistas of Old and New Dubai. As the sun rises and turns the city golden, you can enjoy this breathtaking experience as you feast on pastries and cakes and wash it down with coffee. Munch on these delicious treats as you take in the best view of the city and stand amongst the skyscrapers.
Those purchasing the City Tour and Dubai Frame entry tickets will find that entry for children below the age of 3 is free, and that for children between the ages of 3-10 are at discounted prices.
If you are opting for the Breakfast at Dubai Frame experience, those under 3 enter for free, and those aged between 3-12 enjoy discounted prices.
The validity of your Dubai Frame tickets depends on the tickets booked. For experiences like City Tour with Dubai Frame entry and Breakfast at the Dubai Frame, your tickets are valid for the date selected at checkout. However, your Skip The Line Dubai Frame tickets give you maximum flexibility, i.e., you can visit the attraction any day within 6 months from booking.
While it is possible to get your Dubai Frame tickets at the venue, we recommend that your purchase tickets online. As this attraction is extremely popular, tickets sell like hotcakes. Buying tickets at the location will mean that you need to stand in a long queue and wait for your turn. By purchasing your tickets online and in advance, you can ensure that you get the booking date of your choice, especially if it's for the Breakfast or City tour ticket option. Moreover, it is also safer as it ensures no contact with any other persons.
Being one of the most popular attractions in UAE, Dubai Frame continues to stand out for its unique architectural design and invites a large number of visitors every day. However, despite the long queues, you can now stay one step ahead with skip the line access by booking your tickets in advance online. Alternatively, you can also experience the best of the Middle East by opting for an exclusive city tour combo that highlights some fascinating attractions, followed by a mesmerising view of skyscrapers from the Dubai Frame.
Be prepared. Book your tickets in advance for the date of your choice before arriving at the Dubai Frame. The e-ticket will be sent to you via email, which can be displayed before entering the attraction. This way, you save some time by spending almost the same amount and not having to stand in long queues. Instead, you can walk up directly to the world’s largest photo frame to begin your one-of-a-kind experience.
If you’re new or want to learn more about the city, this experience is for you. Your journey will begin by being picked up from the designated pick up point and covering some of the most captivating sights that the city has to offer. You will get to see the Gold Souq, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah, Lamer Beach, Atlantis the Palm, and more. The tour will conclude at the Dubai Frame, where you will get to witness a stunning panoramic view of the Dubai skyline.
Dubai Frame opens at 9 AM every day, which is when you can expect less crowd. Spend more time and learn about the history of Dubai; about its past, present, and future. You can enter anytime within operating hours until 9 PM for 30 minutes.
Make the most of your visit to the Dubai Frame by being informed and prepared. Here's everything you need to know to plan your visit to the Dubai Frame:
Dubai Frame is open all year round. Opening hours are from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
Last time of entry is 8:30 PM, 30 minutes prior to closing.
Dubai Frame is open every day of the year, including weekends and public holidays. Timings may vary during Ramadan however.
Dubai frame is located in Zabeel Park gate 4 at Dubai.
The closest metro station to Dubai Frame is the Al Jafiliya stop on the Red line. Dubai Frame and Zabeel Park are a couple minute’s walk from the metro station.
Bus F09 stops at the Dubai Frame bus stop, right next to the building.
Infants under the age of 3 get free access while children from the age of 3-12 are charged AED 20 for a ticket rather than AED 50 for those above the age of 12.
A counter at Gate 4 allows storage for large bags and strollers.
You can stay at Dubai Frame for as long as you.
Food, beverages, pets, sharp tools and smoking are not allowed inside the Dubai Frame precincts.
Dubai Frame is close to some of the most impressive attractions in Dubai — Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountain, Dubai Garden Glow, and Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.
Zabeel Park has dedicated jogging paths, barbecue & picnic areas, and a children's play park. Apart from this, you can also visit Dubai Garden Glow and the Dinosaur Park!
The closest attraction you can walk to is the Dubai Garden Glow, which is a 15-minute walk from Dubai Frame.
Inside the Dubai Frame you can visit the Museum to look at Dubai's Past, head to the main venue to look out at Present Dubai, and walk to the end of the vortex tunnel to see the Dubai of the future.
While outside food and beverages are not allowed within the premises, you can opt for a Breakfast at Dubai Frame ticket, where you an enjoy hot tea or coffee and pastries as you watch the sun illuminate the city.
The Old Dubai Gallery is situated on the mezzanine floor of the Dubai Frame. The gallery is an interactive exhibit that highlights Dubai’s humble beginnings as a Bedouin fishing village.The ‘Past Dubai Gallery’ takes you on a multi-sensory journey that uses historic exhibits, audio-visual presentations, projections and specially fabricated scents and mists to bring the Dubai of yore alive. The museum tells the story of the city’s origin, detailing its evolution to the global microcosm it has grown to today.
Present Dubai is the stunning skyline of the city that you see from the Sky deck level. Glass walls on all sides offer uninterrupted views of Dubai, “Old Dubai” to the north, and “New Dubai” to the south. Your ride up to the Sky deck is an experience in itself because the glass panels allow you to watch the views unfurl as you make your way up. The level also boasts a state of the art 25 sqm glass bottomed sky deck. As long as you’re not acrophobic, you will savour walking on this platform that gives you the feeling of walking on thin air.
Once you make your way back down the other arm of Dubai Frame, the Future Dubai Gallery exhibit awaits you on the mezzanine level. The gallery takes you on a futuristic journey with stunning visuals projected on the insides of a vortex tunnel. The tunnel is enhanced with technology that uses augmented reality to paint a picture of Dubai in the future. The special audio and visual effects give you a feel of being encapsulated in a time machine that is speeding towards Dubai from 2050.
A. To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Dubai Frame accepts online reservations. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of its visitors.
A. In light of COVID-19, multiple health and safety measures have been enforced. The Dubai Frame accepts online reservations as well. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face throughout their entire visit. Social distancing needs to maintained between visitors as well.
A. Yes. You can book your Dubai Frame tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations.
A. Families can take the Dubai Frame tickets with a city tour as it covers the best of Dubai within 6 hours. Additionally, it includes skip the line access to Dubai Frame, ensuring you don't have to wait in long queues.
A. For young kids, we recommend the Dubai Garden Glow and Dubai Frame tickets combo. Children will absolutely adore the magical glowing garden after they admire the massive city of Dubai from high above in the sky.
Couples will love the Breakfast at Dubai Frame tickets. Enjoying a hot cup of coffee and enjoying sweet treats while admiring the sprawling golden city under you is a magical and romantic experience unlike any other.
A. It depends on the Dubai Frame ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, for others there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation.
A. Dubai Frame opening hours post-COVID-19 are 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM, every day of the week, all year round. Timings may vary during the month of Ramadan and on public holidays.
A. Dubai Frame tickets cost AED 50. You can use our special offer to get these tickets at a discount.
A. Children under 3 enter for free. Based on the ticket type, children under the age of 10 (or in some cases, 12) can avail of discounts on Dubai Frame tickets.
A. Once you buy your tickets, you can visit Dubai Frame any time in the next 6 months. However, if you choose a combo ticket, then your experience is valid on the day and date selected. Do check out the ticket validity before booking your tickets.