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Qasr Al Watan - General Admission


18 Aug Onwards Presidential Palace of the UAE - Abu Dhabi (Qasr Al Watan) | AED. 60.00 Onwards
F&B Available
Parking Available
ID Required
Social Distancing
Temp Checks
Free Cancellation
No Professional Cameras Allowed

Key Highlights

  • Chance to visit part of the Abu Dhabi's functioning Presidential Palace.
  • Palace in Motion - a unique evening 15 - minute laser & sound show.

What To Expect

General Admission to Qasr Al Watan - Abu Dhabi's functioning Presidential Palace

Detailed Experience

The visitor experience at Qasr Al Watan is an inspiring and educational tour of Emirati and Arabian excellence. Here, visitors will learn about the principles that have propelled traditional Arabian design to remarkable status. Visitors will also gain a rare insight into Emirati governance and culture through the Palace’s exhibits. Most notably, visitors will enjoy exploring the expansive selection of timeless books and manuscripts at House of Knowledge and Qasr Al Watan Library.

Qasr Al Watan is more than a palace, it is a unique testament to the spirit of the United Arab Emirates' people and its leaders. The Palace invites the world to share our culture, knowledge and inspiring journey. Qasr Al Watan is more than just a palace, it is an enriching interactive journey in a contemporary setting that reveals and reflects on governance, knowledge and craftsmanship.


General Admission including Palace in Motion show 


  • Food and Beverage
  • Quick Pass
  • Souvenirs
  • Guided Tours

Know Before You Go

Children aged 3 and below can enter free if accompanied by an adult guardian. Persons of ages 17 and above are required to purchase adult tickets. Ages 4-16 may enter with child tickets.

Please dress modestly for the visit. While there are no specific dress codes, it is advised that both men and women wear attire that covers themselves from shoulder to knees. 

Operational Hours : 

Open on all days; timings updated till 31st. December are below:

  • Open: 11:00am
  • Last entry: 5:15pm
  • Palace Door closes: 5:30pm
  • Last entry for light show: 6:15pm
  • Palace closes: 6:15pm
  • Light show: 6:45pm

During the Holy month of Ramadan there will be no light shows and the palace will close at 5 PM

Special Terms and Conditions Relating to Covid-19

In line with the latest directives issued by Abu Dhabi’s authorities pertaining to entry regulations to public spaces and entertainment centers, please be advised that as of June 15, 2021, all of Yas Theme Parks and attractions will be subject to the new ‘green pass’ protocol.

In the interest of prioritizing the health and safety of our guests and colleagues, guests of Yas Theme Parks, CLYMB Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Watan aged 16 years and above will be mandatorily required to download the ‘ALHOSN UAE’ smartphone application and show a proof of their ‘green pass’ to be granted entry. A valid vaccination status is activated 28 days after an individual receives all doses of their vaccine.

Note that the ‘green pass’ is activated when a guest has a negative COVID-19 PCR result, and it can last from 3 to 30 days based on their vaccination status. For more information on the ‘green pass’ protocol, please refer to the government-issued news release on the topic - https://wam.ae/en/details/1395302941459 

For the health and wellbeing of our guests, the following special terms and conditions apply until further notice:

  • Guests will undergo thermal scanning prior to entering the Leisure Facility;
  • Guests must wear face masks inside the Leisure Facility: requirements vary in each Leisure Facility, please refer to the official website for specific guidance;
  • Guests must keep a minimum of 2 meters social distance from others (except for families who live in the same household);
  • Additional rides restrictions apply;
  • Certain rides, attractions, experiences and products may not be available. Closures and changes to operating hours may occur, please check the Leisure Facility website for the latest information before you travel;
  • We reserve the right to deny admission or remove you from the Leisure Facility (without a refund) if you fail to follow the safety rules.
  • Age restrictions may apply to entry into the Leisure Facility
  • These special terms and conditions will be updated in accordance with official guidance. Please check for the current rules by contacting Yas Concierge before your visit.

Cancellation Policy

  • These tickets allow free cancellation up to 72 hours before the schedule. 
  • After that they cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.
  • For more details connect with us 24 X 7 over live chat at https://support-ae.bookmyshow.com/support/home