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We visited on a ships cruise trip and drove up into the hills to find this beautiful building. It is stunningly beautiful and on entering find items depicting the very old bedouin life. Stands holding the original clothes worn hundreds of years ago and stunning...More
Formerly a private house, the building was set up as a museum by the original owners and there is a great collection of historical photographs showing Mutrah and Muscat through the ages. There is a great display of maritime items including models of old ships...More
Located in proximity to the fish market of Mutrah and its lovely cornish and old souk, Bait Al-Baranda offers its visitors a glimpse of the way of life of the Omani people. Worth a visit. Tip 1. once you are done with the visit, walk...More
It was a great experience, the place is well maintained, clean and the people are wonderful, they have a simulator that shows how was the continents million of years back, and how would they look in millions to come, fascinating
This museum is located in the heart of the tourist district close to the seafront of Mutrah. In the past, this building housed the American Mission in the early 30's and the British Council back in late 70's.
We went to this museum as part of a ship's walking tour from the Celebrity Constellation.
Certainly there are some interesting artefacts here: maps, lots of musical instruments, clothing, some fossils, model ships...
It is set out on two floors and I didn't see a...More