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Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 312646
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Seriously worth the time

Finally got around to visiting this great spot in Muscat. Me and kids (7&8 year old) easily spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Muscat, Oman
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Good Experience.

It was one of the most amazing museum which I met.You can visit lots of rooms with diffrent story.I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sahar B
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Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 312646
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Anne1G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Sahar B
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.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 3 August 2017

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

Thank marc_witten
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is well layer out explaining the history of Oman from not just a military stance but how important the history of the past is in shaping Oman in its current day. The information about the current Sultan and the current forces is interesting...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

There's a lot to learn about the intricate history of the country in this museum. There is a great collection of militaria both ancient and more recent but your mandatory included guide will also give you a run down of the history of the ruling...More

1  Thank Al_n_Si
Reviewed 21 February 2017

If your in Muscat you cannot miss this museum, your guided round by a serving member of the Omani forces at your own pace. The full military history of Oman is explained from hundreds of years ago to the present day, lots of equipment to...More

Thank Caspercat76
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I spent 3 hours at this museum. Absolutely fascinating and informative. I learned so much about the history of Oman spanning hundreds of years right up to the present day and their place in the world when it comes to modern defence and security and...More

1  Thank Cat C
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Its so nice to see around. Its well maintained no body can think its so old. Its believed before it was Sultan Qaboos fort which was converted. All the items kept there have information on the boards but we didnt get time to read through...More

1  Thank Subin94317
Reviewed 17 August 2016

It is said that this was once the fort of Sultan which was later converted to a Museum. This is well maintained and a must see place for every person stepping into Muscat. Parking to be managed though

Thank ArvindYerram
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28 May 2016|
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Response from Jo O | Reviewed this property |
Hi, 7.30am-1pm Sun-Thu & 3-6pm Sat