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Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
0096824312646
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Ranked #5 of 22 Attractions in Muscat
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Sandnes, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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171 reviews 171 reviews
114 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Really good and very cheap. A guide takes you around and will answer any questions you have. They leave you alone to explore and there's loads to see. It's a small museum but well worth a visit and it takes about an hour and a half to explore. Great to escape the heat of the day.

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Just came back from there. Its a great place to learn about Oman's history and they have great collection of weapons which are pretty cool. The only downside was an air conditioning problem, which was not functioning properly.

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