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Natural History Museum

Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 24 641374
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Aged but worth a visit.

There are many local animals and rock formations on display. The whale room next door is quite nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
München und Umgebung
Interesting Museum

Small museum. Great displays and interesting museum, Nice place to know about history of Oman... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Muscat, Oman
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Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 24 641374
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many local animals and rock formations on display. The whale room next door is quite nice and there is an original frankincense tree in front of the building.

Thank greatomanexperience
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Small museum. Great displays and interesting museum, Nice place to know about history of Oman. Recommended for tourist.

Thank LeadingSteps
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

pro: -Great displays -Clean -informative -small -great for kids -friendly staff Con: -no food/eat or feed your family if you plan to spend a good amount of time here. -if not an omani citizen you pay more -cash only

Thank Thewanderingmarine
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Very small. It very interesting museum. Details the history of Oman and its inhabitants. Goes way back in history with clear descriptions written in English and Arabic.

Thank almond6
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Enjoyed looking at all the costumes here and the model village in the grounds wish we had more time and could have enjoyed a coffee and a look around the gift shop

Thank Cruiser86
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Natural History Museum is a gem, Really well planned and laid out with fascinating displays and information.A must for all school parties and children but also so much for adults too, who are interested in nature.

Thank anne b
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This museum seems quite new. Several great exhibits with interesting interactive technology. A really excellent way to learn about the history of the country and the region. One of the highlights of my time in Muscat.

Thank heffiom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Nice place to visit to know a little about Oman and about the development that happened to that part. It is okay to visit it if you have time. I believe there are other better places to visit if you have a tight schedule.

Thank aziz_ji
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great Museum - seems newly built. Well worth a visit. The 10 Minute film is giving some insight to local history and way of life is very interesting.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It is a good place to visit and spend some time with family to investigate the old natural life in Oman It has different halls that contains animals, whales, shells and old days of oman

Thank sadiq864
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31 May 2016|
Response from Nicole A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's actually a bit hard to find/get into the compound it is in, but there is plenty of parking. I recommend using google maps to help you get there.