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I thoroughly recommend a trip to this museum. It takes you through Omani political and military history from before Islam until the present day. It has a large collection of military hardware and memorabilia from 15th century helmets and swords to modern day armaments. Our...More
November to January is ideal weather to visit Sultan Armed forces museum in Bait Al Felaj from 8.30 am to 1.30 pm from Sunday to Thursday and 9 to 12 noon and 3 to 6 pm on Saturdays, weekly holiday being Friday.
For foreign tourists...More
So glad we went to the Sultan's Armed Forces Museum. So much history! There are various exhibits inside the museum providing a historical journey of the Omani Armed services thru history. This was exceptionally well done. On the outside of the museum, there are cars,...More
This is a cracking museum with as much to see outside as there is inside. Firstly, get there early because it closes early. Sunday to Thursday it is open 0800-1330. And Saturday it is open 0900-1200 and 1500-1800. Unfortunately the day we visited, the museum...More
I decided to visit this place on a recommendation and was so pleased I did! The museum is only open until 1330hrs each day so a morning schedule is crucial.
There is plenty of parking available which is free, the museum itself costs 1 OMR...More
If you are interested in knowing about Oman's history of Armed forces you can visit this place and spend 1 to 1 and half hour. Our army guide was very polite and helped us in understanding the armed force history, culture. Entry fee is minimal.
Apart from the very friendly Omani tourguide who was in the Royal Army, the whole layout of the museum gives you insight in the history of Oman's Army. Thought was put into explaining the different influences and who fought against the Omanis. It is a...More
The exhibition is interesting as you will learn a lot not only about Oman’s armed forces but also about the country and it’s rich history in general. For the price of only one Rial we were able to walk around the museum with Mohammed, a...More