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Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 312646
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Unbelievably astonishing. Amust to visit. Very welcoming keepers. Gives you a historic events and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamil S
Brilliant Museum

This is a museum that takes you through Omans military distant past, right up to the present day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bait Al-Falaj Fort, Muscat, Oman
+968 24 312646
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Jamil S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank dineshmysore
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
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
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
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
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
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

2  Thank Al_n_Si
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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