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Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Address: Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
Phone Number: 0096824312646
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Ranked #6 of 25 Attractions in Muscat
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums
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manchester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I visited the museum in late October of this year and it was one of the most memorable attractions I saw whilst in Oman. Whether or not you are interested in specifically military history, the sultan's armed forces museum has more to offer its visitors, with well presented displays on the early history of Oman to present day. As someone... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was not expecting a museum that organised, interesting and full filling. From the moment you enter the museum, there will be someone from the Omani army to take you through the museum and to explain the fabulous history of Oman. The museum is very well organised and there is allot to see and to explore. The guidance is perfect... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

One of the better armed forces museums. Great selection of former and current equipment and weaponry. Good and organized information in both Arabic and English. Texts may seem a bit overtly patriotic at times. All staff are active duty personell from the different branches of the armed forces and are happy to anwser any questions you have. Highly recommended for... More 

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Muscat
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A must to see if you like army stuff went there to visit and it was simply amazing.. good spot for both friends and solo travellere

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Heathfield
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Naval warrant officer, mahfoodi rashid al-bisaid (bad spelling sorry!!) he was amazing!! When I say amazing he really was, so helpful and lovely and informative. We were there for nearly 3 hours - wow this place is good. Def def def go - AMAZING. All the things you see and can touch would normally be in glass cases anywhere else... More 

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India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This place is for the people who love to see the heritage of any country. Nicely kept and and maintained place. Nice to see this kind of place in muscat.

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Thame, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This museum is one of the best military ones I have been to. The serving soldiers that shown you around are kind, informative and just grateful for your company, being ex-army I was very taken with the quality of exhibits and the attention to detail.

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Well my kid when to this place and it was the highlight of is week-end. He loves the place and has a great time with his friends.

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Muscat, Oman
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It show cases developments on armed forces front of The Sultanate of Oman. One should never miss to visit it. But check visit timings before you embark and be clear how to reach there as major road works are going on nearby with traffic diversions & snares being unavoidable.

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Muscat, Oman
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Gem of a place for history buffs. Lots of info and stuff to see around. They even have a real war ship and showing display. Also there are various Jeep and other military vehicles on display. Gives a thorough info on oman and it's military history!

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