Oil Museum and first oil well

Oil Museum and first oil well, Manama: Address, Oil Museum and first oil well Reviews: 3.5/5

Oil Museum and first oil well

Oil Museum and first oil well
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gazzamuppet
Farnham, UK363 contributions
Oct 2019
Went on a day trip. The first oil well doesn't have much to see, a bit of pipe. The museuem wasn't open. Apprantly it is by appointment only and very rarely opens. Bit of a shame.
Written October 7, 2019
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Graham0709
Newcastle, Australia139 contributions
Jul 2019 • Couples
This museum in the middle of Bahrain is difficult to locate but well worth the effort...no pun intended!!!
You will see and learn that oil was first discovered in the Middle east in BAHRAIN...a little known fact.
Before you go, just check that it is open and the daily timing.
Written July 16, 2019
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ZinamonKveen
Colombo, Sri Lanka740 contributions
Feb 2019 • Solo
The oil museum was closed at the time of my visit so I was only able to see the oil well. Interesting to see the first oil well in the region.
Written April 1, 2019
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Zuhair Baba
Manama, Bahrain67 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
It is very informative about Oil and the history about how the oil industry started in Bahrain. You can enjoy the ride of almost 40km from Manama.
Written March 28, 2019
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mohameddanish
Manama, Bahrain68 contributions
Feb 2019 • Solo
visiting the OM will give you a wholistic view of the history of oil in Bahrain from day one that the first oil well has been struck todade. you will be ablle to see all kind of material used and very old photos of the wells and administration offices etc... I stronglly recommend you to visit.
Written February 13, 2019
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ricshanshibly1986
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia1,257 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Oil museum and well located around 30-40kms away from manama. when we visited oil museum was closes. it was on saturday. first oil well situated next to oil museum. behind museum there is mountain called "smoke mountain". if anyone using gps and could not find oil museum or well, search smoke mountain and drive. Bahrain has discovered oil before KSA.
Written September 26, 2018
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Arno E
Malaga, Spain225 contributions
Feb 2018 • Business
Here the first oil in the Arabic Gulf was found on-land in the years 1931 to 1932. Unfortenatuly, the Museum was closed, although it was visited on a Friday, and supposed to be open.
Written February 16, 2018
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Jonathan W
Sydney, Australia218 contributions
Jan 2018 • Friends
It does its job: tells the story of Bahrain's oil industry. It is quite far from the city, and not very big, but hey, its free to enter so no complaints.
Written February 9, 2018
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Travellerzy
Barcelona, Spain252 contributions
Dec 2017 • Solo
The place was open though according to the official information it should have been closed. Either I was lucky or they changed the opening times. It is worth getting there to see the history of oil exploration in Bahrain. Getting there is part of fun, you drive through the oil area itself, feeling like in a Mad Max movie.
Written January 7, 2018
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Traveler
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia49 contributions
Mar 2017 • Family
If you like to know history of oil in this region it is a good stop. It is well away from the city. Always learning about areas we travel so it serves to do that.
Written December 22, 2017
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