Museums in Oman

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Museums in Oman

What better way to learn the history of a town than at a museum. The many fascinating museums in Oman tell the untold stories of the nations exciting past.

Here is the list of 3 Museums in Oman

1. Bait Al Zubair, Muscat

3.8 /5

Bait Al-Zubair is a private museum located in old Muscat city and contains relics from Oman’s military, social, and cultural past. It opened its doors to the public in 1998 and is founded and funded by the Zubair family. The family’s extensive collection of Omani artefacts such as weapons, khanjars, jewellery, household items and costumes are considered to be the finest privately owned collection that offers an insight into Arab and Omani heritage.

2. Museum of the Land of Frankincense, Salalah

4.3 /5

Immerse yourself in the Omani culture and history by visiting the UNESCO heritage site, Museum of the Frankincense Land! This museum is part of the Al Baleed Archaeological Park. The displays are beautifully presented and takes you back to the origins of Frankincense discovery in Oman. Interesting and educational, it is recommended for all history buffs!

3. Sur Maritime Museum, Sur

The city of Sur is well-known for upholding its rich maritime heritage as a contributing factor to the significant Omani roles played during the maritime navigation in the past years. As a means of passing on these historical incidents from generation to generation, the Maritime Museum was built in Wilayat and stands strong till date.

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