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Bait Al Zubair

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Address: Al-Saidiya Street, Muscat 113, Oman
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+968 22 084700
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Sat - Thu 09:30 - 18:00
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US$68.00*
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Private Muscat City Tour
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US$94.00*
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Half Day Muscat City Tour
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US$176.00*
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History Museum

It´s interesting museum, but we were limited by time, so we didnt studied all information detaily. But you can get all necessary information about Oman history...especially I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
KokikaTheCat
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It´s interesting museum, but we were limited by time, so we didnt studied all information detaily. But you can get all necessary information about Oman history...especially I liked the historical photos.

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Oxford, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So many different buildings, rooms, galleries to explore here. Allow yourself a good two hours minimum. I was the only person in one of the buildings (contemporary art) the whole time I was there, so, crowded? Not a bit of it. I enjoyed the mannequins with the costumes, and the musical instruments, also the outdoor falaj display and the large... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The displays are attractively laid out and varied and interesting. They depict both cultural and historical artifacts. The display of Omani Women's dress although small is eye catching. There is a small coffee shop and extensive collection of current and older Coffee table books to review in the cool entry hall and the quirky colorful antelope on parade in the... More 

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Bait Al Zubair is a private museum (2 OMR pp) that provides a good overview of Omani culture/life. It's also open on Saturday. The museum presents jewelry, stamps, weapons and regional/national clothing. The museum is worth a visit and is located not far from the Omani Palace.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bait Al Zubair (or House of Zubair) gives and excellent insight to life in Oman. It is a private museum created by the Zubair family and is beautifully presented and contains something of interest for everyone. There is a charming model village in the garden showing how the falaj (water channel) system works and the courtyard cafe is good... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very finebolacecwith large collection of art works and very Richard with Oman history. Nice place to have a glimpse of Oman historical cultures

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good one to one and a half hour of museum which can also keep older kids interested. If you are short on time skip the stamp collection. The map section is very interesting and some of the temporary exhibitions as well (animals of Oman on right now)

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will get mainly an overview of Omani culture, traditions and every day life. They also held some temporary exhibitions. Definitely a must see visit to get to know little bit more about Oman.

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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That is a private museum in the end of Muscat city. That is like village of old Arabin life. Good worked to save history weapon and culture. You should see the all houses for all information and knowledge of Arabin History.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always take visitors to Bait Al Zubair and it charms everyone. There are several small galleries and exhibits on the property, as well as the main hall. Be sure to wander around and ask the employees so you see them all. The main gift shop is an excellent place to pick up unique souvenirs.

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