We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviews small museum omani history well laid out excellent displays living quarters historical displays on display local life interesting place city tour gift shop lulu hypermarket cruise ship restored exhibition information portuguese
This is a must see. Beautifully restored and so informative and full of history. Take your time to learn about the Omani history, take photos and some rooms even have a/c.
Best museum I've been to so far in the Middle East, even better than...More
I love fortresses, castles so this pleace was fantastic for me - even closed ;-)
You can make pictures but the most important is old fort Al Qala'a - please check on the google maps as there is no this fort described in TripAdvisor service.
I can't imagine there are many tourists going to Khasab other than cruise ship passengers. There is nothing to see in Khasab itself but the fort is well worth a walk round - it is in good shape and historical displays are interesting. If this...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Khasab Fort. It is beautiful, very well maintained and full of history and artifacts. It was very nice that they have the information in many languages, including English. We learned a lot about life and history in Oman. Beautiful...More
The construction of the fort at Khasab in its current form dates back to the Portuguese who used it as a defence against the Persian forces, amongst others. It has been very recently restored to a very high standard and is impressive not just for...More
The fort is open from 10am to 4 pm.
The rice is 5 OMR for each.
It is a beautiful fort. Very clean and well maintain.
The are some shows inside the fort.
If you are to Khasab, do not hesitate to visit it
For us the attraction of Khasab is the setting of the place, so it is a bonus to have this reconstructed fort with its small museum about local life. Check opening times since it closed at 3.30 when we visited.
Right across the street from the Lulu Hypermarket (good for picking up snacks and drinks), the fort is well worth a short visit as it is nicely restored and contains a small exhibit area that details what life in Khasab was like in previous decades....More