Here’s a sneak peek(ock) into Dubai’s future…

It’s one of Dubai’s most ambitious – and exciting – upcoming projects, and a stunning new picture revealed by Dubai Media Office shows just how fast work is progressing on the Museum of the Future.

The stunning new museum, which is expected to open in 2020, is currently under construction on Sheikh Zayed Road. The large silver structure is designed in the shape of an eye, hollowed out in the middle and is set to be one of Dubai’s must-visit attractions when it opens.

In the new picture, taken from in front of a car bonnet with a peacock stood on top of it, we can see that well over half of the silver Arabic calligraphy has been put into to place on one side.

When complete, the calligraphy will feature quotes about the future from H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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Construction is clearly moving fast, as it was only back in November that the Dubai Future Foundation announced that the full structure had been completed.

The Museum of the Future was first announced in 2015, and has been under construction ever since in front of Emirates Towers on Sheikh Zayed Road.

When the museum opens, rather than being filled with artifacts from the past, the Museum of the Future will give visitors a glimpse into what the future could look like both in Dubai, and around the world.

“The Museum of the Future will be an incubator for ideas, a driver for innovation, and a destination for inventors and entrepreneurs from around the world,” Sheikh Mohammed has previously said.

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