Oil Museum and first oil well

Oil Museum and first oil well

Oil Museum and first oil well
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Jtjkz
Malmö, Sweden411 contributions
Mar 2023 • Solo
Interesting spot. The well itself was the first to discover oil in Bahrain but the entire area is still actively in operation after more than 90 years.
Written 6 March 2023
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Douglas M
Mount Vernon, ME618 contributions
Nov 2022
The museum was closed but it was interesting to learn that the first discovery well, No. 1, struck oil in 1932.
Written 24 November 2022
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gazzamuppet
Farnham, UK447 contributions
Oct 2019
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.
Written 7 October 2019
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Graham0709
Newcastle, Australia155 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
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 open and the daily timing.
Written 16 July 2019
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ZinamonKveen
Colombo, Sri Lanka786 contributions
Feb 2019 • Solo
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.
Written 1 April 2019
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Zuhair Baba
Manama, Bahrain67 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
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.
Written 28 March 2019
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mohameddanish
Manama, Bahrain68 contributions
Feb 2019 • Solo
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 wells and administration offices etc... I stronglly recommend you to visit.
Written 13 February 2019
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ricshanshibly1986
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia1,312 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
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 oil museum or well, search smoke mountain and drive. Bahrain has discovered oil before KSA.
Written 26 September 2018
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Arno E
Malaga, Spain225 contributions
Feb 2018 • Business
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.
Written 16 February 2018
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Jonathan W
Dublin, Ireland259 contributions
Jan 2018 • Friends
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.
Written 9 February 2018
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