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Good amount of knowledge on Omani-Franco connections. Wortha visit but you do not need to spend... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
London, United Kingdom
Historical museum

This museum located in Muttrah is one of the smallest museum that can visited with historical... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Muscat, Oman
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6 Apr 2018
18 Nov 2017
“Historical museum”
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Good amount of knowledge on Omani-Franco connections. Wortha visit but you do not need to spend long here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gallopinggold
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This museum located in Muttrah is one of the smallest museum that can visited with historical information about the relation between Oman and France. Recommended for tourist.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LeadingSteps
Reviewed 17 September 2017

it was a special place gathering lot of documents , photos and painting shown the old and strong diplomatic relation ship between tow different nation !

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank suliman a
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This museum gives a glimpse into historic life in Oman. It's the oldest house in Muscat (1896) which in itself is fascinating and the contents, which relate to the life and trails and tribulations of the French Consul to Muscat (whose residence this was), give...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Take a 30 minute tour around this old house. Look up and see the ceilings and enjoy the beautiful inner courtyard. Imagine living there without aircon and connectivity. A little gem of a house which has survived in old Muscat City.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Hatton20
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is pretty uninteresting to most travellers, unless you are French and have a particular interest to the history of Oman-France relations. Not many exhibits, but the house itself is attractive, but definitely not worth the 1 bhd entrance fee.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank AndromachosD
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Visited with my 2 kids about a month ago. The museum is located in the city of Muscat itself near the Qasr al-alam (I mean the old tiny historical city past Muttrah) . This is confusing to some as Muscat now refers to the greater...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank BulushiSpecial
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Situated right in the old Muttrah street. French museum is a place one will enjoy. The locality where it is situated is a great place to be in the winters. I enjoyed for the display of the local artefacts and the pleasant feel. mostly suitable...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank mrisha66
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Very warm welcome from the well spoken museum guide. It is a lovely old building and a glimpse into some of Oman's history with France. It will be refurbished soon but no date is currently known. Lots of reading to do because the artifacts are...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank itinerants
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Nice small fountain in the front entrance is good as well come. Many items of Omani - French relations are stored gives glimpses of history & friendship of two countries. Worth spending 2 hrs in controlled climatic condition.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Rupawala
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