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Bait Al-Baranda

Al-Mina St Mutrah, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 714262
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Small Group Half Day Tour: Classic Muscat Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Al-Mina St Mutrah, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 714262
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are 3 main parts to this museum and it takes no more than 10 minutes to see them all. The museum is ok but don't plan to spend a long time here

Thank BangkokAndy1976
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A museum showcasing omans history. There are 2 floors and the musem is very well mainatined. It has a pre historical dinosour fossil...

Thank saipai
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went to this museum as part of a ship's walking tour from the Celebrity Constellation. Certainly there are some interesting artefacts here: maps, lots of musical instruments, clothing, some fossils, model ships... It is set out on two floors and I didn't see a...More

Thank crazymaddancer
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a small museum, with very few artifices. It was part of our tour, but does not merit a special trip to see IMHO. Our excellent guide Paul made it interesting.

Thank timecop
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good museum if you are interested in geography. They have good interactive gadgets, good for children as well. Good place for an educational visit.

Thank U5M4N1
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is located near the Mina/port area starting of the cornice right after the last R/A entering Corniche. who is interested in history should not miss this, well kept & clean museum. Mutrah Souq ,Sultan Qanboos port, Blue Shiite Mosque, and a stroll in the...More

Thank Gopikrishnan S
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Quite a lot of reading, but really little else - very few artefacts and several rooms where TV's didn't work or play, so not sure what was missing. It tells the story of Oman, but honestly I thought the Armed Forces Museum did it better....More

1  Thank C H
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This was just one part of a tour I was on, it was an hour stop and that was enough time to see what we wanted. It would not be worth making a special trip just to go and see, some parts of it were...More

1  Thank PJKNorthernIreland
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This was an extra stop on our tour of the city. It's quite small and they do not allow any photography but it was cool inside and there is a small cafe that we could sit at and have some well appreciated cold drinks/ice creams....More

Thank WeeblondeElgin
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Located in the Mutrah part of the Muscat Capital area, this nice museum is well worth a visit. It gives information about how the Muscat area geologically came to be. Also there are several historic pictures and objects displayed, giving interesting glances at the developments...More

Thank Bjorn44
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