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Al-Mina St Mutrah, Muscat 113, Oman
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great museum to learn a lot about the history of oman and the landmarks. It’s no so big but worth to visit for 1 hour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank saschastreule
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum near the main souq in Muttrah so it's a good idea to combine visits to them both. The museum is housed in an older building which is interesting in itself. If you go round in the recommended order you get...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank geraldinek883
Reviewed 24 January 2019

This lovely old building, initially the residence of the French consul in Oman, has been turned into a lovely little museum with quite an eclectic collection of exhibits, allowing the visitor to get acquainted with Oman's geology, natural history, important historical events, culture and tradition...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank doctor694
Reviewed 1 January 2019

Close by the Famous Mattrah Souq. Its a Small Museum where one can get detailed information about the history , culture & people of Oman.. Its a interactive Museum. Videos and Audios play in each section and thus don't require to hire a good for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 27 December 2018

An interesting insight into the 100 million year history of Oman. The building itself, steps away from the harbour, has its own interesting history - much of it neglect! Inside interactive and passive exhibits detailing 100 million years of Oman history (they had dinosaurs). But...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

In this traditional 19th century house, the history of Oman from its unique geological formation until present days is showcased in an interactive way. Too bad it’s a bit too dark inside to really take advantage of all the explanations about the history of Oman....More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank BestRegardsFromFar
Reviewed 4 November 2018

I visited Muttrah on free hotel shuttle, primarily to enjoy walking along the Corniche and to experience the souk (although I did want to spent a prolonged amount of time in here as there was nothing I wanted to purchase). The museum came to my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LondonJmj
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We enjoyed this museum a lot. The first section really appealed to my kids as it had some interactive exhibits and covered the geology of Oman and a bit about dinosaurs etc. Upstairs it is less interactive so the kids weren't as engaged but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Alexvonw
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This a small museum but one of the rich cultural & historical places in Muscat. We knowing many pieces of information about the old world and how the map transformed during thousands of decades using interactive technology that displays pictures of tectonic plate movement over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Abirjaber
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Worth a drive by to observe the sheer indulgance and opulance. No money spared on it's building. Nice location by the water as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
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