This house was worked in 1896 at the Al Shindagha region. It has a key area at the jutting part above Dubai Creek (Khor Dubai), which influenced it to remain in the midst of Deira and Bur Dubai, ignoring the Arabian Gulf. It was the habitation of Al Maktoum administering family till 1958, as it was a home and premises for the Dubai ruler at the time, Sheik Saeed Al Maktoum. This house saw the introduction of his children and grandsons and is likewise considered as a touristic symbol that gets guests lasting through the year.
The house allows the guest to appreciate and know, the home and premises of Dubai's Monarch amid the principal half of the twentieth century, with its effortlessness and endlessness, the decent variety of its wings and spaces (shut, semi-open and open) and the assortment in its air towers (Barajeel). The house is presently utilized as a gallery to show Dubai's history, as it shows an uncommon and differed accumulation of notable photos of the sheikhs and the life in Dubai that has radically changed in current circumstances. It likewise shows a major and uncommon gathering of notable and authority archives concerning the emirate of Dubai, true gems, coins, stamps and different things that go back to its notable time.
A visit to the Sheik Saeed Al Maktoum House is an exceptional chance to know numerous façades and subtle elements of the life and conventional society in Dubai. Likewise, the visit will be a prologue to the idea of the nearby, solid connection between the Al Maktoum administering family and the nationals of Dubai, appeared in the symmetry, congruity and nearness between one house and the encompassing houses, and the ease of direct contact without the nearness of hindrances between the general population and the rulers. This clarifies the congruity of this relationship to date between the general population of Dubai and the rulers. The guest can likewise find in this praiseworthy house many esteems and compositional plans that originate from nearby legacy. This begins with seeing that all the outside holes of the house are little and in the upper part, while the passageway of the house is refracted, as the individual going into the house is stood up to by a divider that powers them to pivot it and go into the open house corridor in a roundabout way, where the diverse general and particular components of the house are disseminated. These are medications that anxiety enthusiasm for the estimation of uniqueness. Additionally, the house, same as the various places of the Al Shindagha zone, is coordinated towards the south west, which is the heading of the qibla in Mecca. This focuses out towards the solidness of the religious esteems in the neighborhood group. The way that the guesthouse is on the privilege of the individual going into the house, focuses to the significance of the privilege (inclining toward the correct side and thinking of it as a favored side) and good faith. You can likewise observe that the kitchens, which dependably stink of steam and nourishment smells coming about because of encouraging the visitors streaming to the house unendingly, are situated at the southern piece of the house. This was done as such as to influence utilization of the ocean to breeze blowing from the bay to the profundity of the land amid the day, to dispose of the steam and fragrances, and refine the demeanor of the house from them. The visit to the house will bring about disentangling a large group of qualities and other building thoughts, which will expand valuation for, and enthusiasm for the neighborhood legacy, that underneath its straightforwardness and somberness, a remarkable logic and viewpoint to life exists, that the guest has been able to know for themselves.