It was opened in May 1997 as a part of Sharjah Desert Park, which is under the Environment and Protected areas Authority.
It was established to raise children’s environmental awareness and cultural knowledge, and provide a comprehensive picture of the local domesticated animals.
Visitors will also be aware of the importance of local animals and will familiarize them with their characteristics and advantages, through awareness-raising activities, programs and workshops.
The farm offers an interesting experience to interact with the animals and birds, under a supervision of guides who provide a detailed explanation.
The children’s Farm is divided into two sections indoor and outdoor:
The indoor section organizes educational and environmental programs:
The indoor section also has a small library which contains reading material such as books and magazines and a screen shows documentaries and environmental films.
The outdoor section houses live domestic animals: