Monday 4, January 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Devout Cristiano Ronaldo fans can now rejoice as the CR7 traveling museum makes a pit stop at THE BEACH, the upbeat outdoor destination by Meraas. Open to all, the CR7 museum set up opposite Operation Falafel welcomes visitors until 31 January, 2016.

Hosted by Miguel Paixão, Ronaldo’s best friend and fellow teammate in Sporting Lisbon, guests have the chance to hear about Ronaldo’s life and experiences from childhood till present day, both on and off the football pitch.  The CR7 museum houses major trophies won by Rocket Ronaldo, such as the Golden Ball, Golden Shoe, Champions League Cup, Premier League Cup and more. Upon exiting the museum space, avid footballers can try out their best shots on a simulation screen against players who have played with Ronaldo himself.

In addition, football enthusiasts can take home a memory of their wondrous visit through a picture taken with the life-size Cristiano Ronaldo wax statue, or even pick favourites at the merchandise store retailing products like jerseys, bags, stationary, footballs, key chains as well as autographed merchandise.

Entry is priced at AED50 for individuals and AED150 for a family of up to four people. Entry for children below three years is complimentary. For further information, please visit

The Travelling Museum is the new element of the CR7 Museum and was released in the summer of 2015 in Algarve, Portugal. Visitors to the museum can make guided tours and listen to stories told in the first person by childhood friends of Ronaldo.

A wide variety of sociable experiences, ranging from open air fitness classes to F&B outlets, vibrant retail and a calendar of events, art exhibitions and activations, THE BEACH caters to diverse tastes and sensibilities. A buzzing shore-side location in new Dubai, THE BEACH is within a 20 minute driving radius for more than 40,000 residences and 5,000 hotel rooms, backed by seamless public transport connectivity to draw tourists and residents alike to the destination.