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Sur Maritime Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 March 2019

Wandering around the display of old dhows and other boats is interesting, though you don't need long for this little collection, but it's the chance to see the dhows being built nearby which is most fascinating - traditional techniques are still used and you can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank MummyTravels
Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

It won't take a lot of your time, but visiting the show factory is worth it. Seeing the splendor of old wooden boats skillfully revived is a beautifully experience. You can visit the factory at the beginning or end if a exploring day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathrin Z
Reviewed 10 February 2019

A must do in Sur. This is advertised as the last working traditional dhow factory in the world and it’s certainly worth a visit. This isn't the old "Maritime Museum", and the location in TA is wrong here. We arrived at 1630 on a Tuesday...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RossBlake
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

There is small musem insaid the factory . very nice & welcoming staff . You can see how to bulid ship from A to Z

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Oman_tour_guide
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Easy to find and access. Small and very unassuming.Really enjoyed climbing the scaffolding and inspecting a new boat under construction. Probably not for everyone, but we enjoyed the stop

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank HickoryPaUSA
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Only a small outdoor museum, the building itself was closed which was a pity. Worth stopping for a few minutes to have a look at some of the dhows.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liathach2
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a shipyard you find just by the bridge, you can walk in and see various Dhows under construction, the old machinery and timber - really interesting to see how its done. Not entirely sure this is the museum, but really good.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Don't use current google maps to find the museum, as it has moved and the former museum is now a school.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank laura j
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Great to see a range of old boats but especially the big old dhow. It is a pity the museum is not open

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tav_mind
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The open air museums contains a few different kinds of dhows and they all have a little board with explinations in front of them. Walk towards the fence near by the sea and look at the surface of the water for a while. Most of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Colin D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Friday is a holy day in most Muslim countries, so it maybe closed? There are a number of dhows and boats on display in the open, which you can see from the pavement. There are a number of dhow builders on the... More
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