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Oil Museum and first oil well: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a day trip. The first oil well doesn't have much to see, a bit of pipe. The museuem wasn't open. Apprantly it is by appointment only and very rarely opens. Bit of a shame.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank gazzamuppet
Reviewed 16 July 2019

This museum in the middle of Bahrain is difficult to locate but well worth the effort...no pun intended!!! You will see and learn that oil was first discovered in the Middle east in BAHRAIN...a little known fact. Before you go, just check that it is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Graham0709
Reviewed 1 April 2019

The oil museum was closed at the time of my visit so I was only able to see the oil well. Interesting to see the first oil well in the region.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 28 March 2019

It is very informative about Oil and the history about how the oil industry started in Bahrain. You can enjoy the ride of almost 40km from Manama.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zuhair_alibaba
Reviewed 13 February 2019

visiting the OM will give you a wholistic view of the history of oil in Bahrain from day one that the first oil well has been struck todade. you will be ablle to see all kind of material used and very old photos of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank mohameddanish
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Oil museum and well located around 30-40kms away from manama. when we visited oil museum was closes. it was on saturday. first oil well situated next to oil museum. behind museum there is mountain called "smoke mountain". if anyone using gps and could not find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ricshanshibly1986
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Here the first oil in the Arabic Gulf was found on-land in the years 1931 to 1932. Unfortenatuly, the Museum was closed, although it was visited on a Friday, and supposed to be open.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Arno E
Reviewed 9 February 2018

It does its job: tells the story of Bahrain's oil industry. It is quite far from the city, and not very big, but hey, its free to enter so no complaints.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank walarootus
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The place was open though according to the official information it should have been closed. Either I was lucky or they changed the opening times. It is worth getting there to see the history of oil exploration in Bahrain. Getting there is part of fun,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Travellerzy
Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you like to know history of oil in this region it is a good stop. It is well away from the city. Always learning about areas we travel so it serves to do that.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank TravelerJim1973
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