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Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 312646
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Friendly guide and interesting place

We had a really friendly guide Haitham who has patiently showed us all the exhibits despite the hot... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Candace T
via mobile
Fascinating!

Give yourself at least 2.5 hours to go through this museum. The entrance fee is OMR1 per person... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michjager
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Muscat, Oman
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Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
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+968 24 312646
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a really friendly guide Haitham who has patiently showed us all the exhibits despite the hot afternoon sun. Interesting planes and tanks and vessels outdoors where u can take photo and indoor museum is very pleasant to walk around. There is a good...More

1  Thank Candace T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Give yourself at least 2.5 hours to go through this museum. The entrance fee is OMR1 per person and you get a guide to take you through the exhibits. The fort is impressive along with the falaj system for which the fort was named. Inside...More

Thank michjager
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Unbelievably astonishing. Amust to visit. Very welcoming keepers. Gives you a historic events and developments in oman.

Thank Jamil S
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a museum that takes you through Omans military distant past, right up to the present day. The recent history from the mid sixties to the mid seventies is really interesting. They fought a communist insurgency with help from the British and won, and...More

Thank Jurassictraveller
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

It is one of the must see museum in Muscat, Each room tells you different story of Omani history through their military views. we enjoyed thoroughly spending over 2 hours.

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this. Fascinating insight into Omani history through the lens of its military. We had a guide who was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank FamilyGuy49
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Finally got around to visiting this great spot in Muscat. Me and kids (7&8 year old) easily spent 1.5 hours here but could have stayed longer if it wasn't so hot outside and I had more time to read more inside. There is something here...More

1  Thank Anne1G
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It was one of the most amazing museum which I met.You can visit lots of rooms with diffrent story.I really enjoy the room with military dresses and also the room was about Dhoffar war. When you are coming out of building there is an amazing...More

1  Thank Sahar B
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This museum offers such a great history of its establishment since 1907. This military museum is being housed in this Old Forth which is known as bait Al-Falaj Fort, and is located within the Ruwi area, which is close to Muscat.

1  Thank kiltmaker2
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

excellant place to visit showing the military history of Oman,and some excellant exhibits to see,well worth a visit

1  Thank marc_witten
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Waladehden72
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Response from Jo O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 7.30am-1pm Sun-Thu & 3-6pm Sat
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