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Address: Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Muscat, Oman
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Interesting Museum

Nice place to be in, in case you need to know the arts and culture of this place. There are several relics of the past which is showcased and appeals to the eye.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Doha
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice place to be in, in case you need to know the arts and culture of this place. There are several relics of the past which is showcased and appeals to the eye.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A small museum on two floors. Basic but interesting. From the beginnings in Oman to now. The first two rooms at the bottom were mainly about rocks and stones but level two had history about everything else.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Quite an extensive collection for such a small museum. Well set out with good explanations in arabic and English of all the artefacts through the ages. You do need to take the time to read everything, otherwise you could zoom past everything in 20 minutes but it wouldn't make any sense. Some of the oldest fossils in the world are... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Small, but certainly worth a visit. It has a good amount of exhibits on the natural history of Oman, the best exhibit being the whale skeleton

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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A nice small natural history museum. The whale area has changed little since my last visit 20 years ago but is still interesting with a whale skeleton and various whale sounds!

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The museum has a plethora of wonderful artefacts dating back hundreds of millions of years. These include a meteor from Mars, a full life size recreated whale skeleton, lots of shells, insects, rocks, and information about dinosaurs which were very active in Oman. You must be prepared to take the time of read the dioramas because these are fascinating and... More 

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very interesting information about Oman history. Old & outdated. Small but fun place to visit. New museum in process of being built.

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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Old, outdated, small, not worth the visit at all.... If you have visited for instantie the NHM in London, this is kids' stuff... Spend your time elsewhere.

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

to learn more about the natural history come and visit this museum and you will find the answers for many of your questions also you can buy from there books related

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We spent over an hour in this museum looking at the fascinating exhibits. We loved the geological exhibits. The whale hall was another favourite. The stuffed birds, animals, reptiles and insects gave us a good overview of the wildlife to be found in Oman. The labels were clear and the explanations easy to understand. Well worth the time spent there.... More 

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Address: Address: Ministry of Heritage and Culture, Muscat, Oman
Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat

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