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Al Balid Archaeological Park, Salalah 211, Oman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First trip to Salalah and it was nice to see and feel the history of the Dhofar Region and the life of the people here! it is within a beautiful park with archaeological sites and waterways. a nice place to relax and catch up with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Renee M
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This archaeological park is beautiful as well as historical. Both adults and kids enjoy the beauty inside and outside ant the boat ride is the icing on the cake. The museum even had a letter that was sent by Prophet Mohammad to the than king...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Shamina L
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Well layed out, informative musuem with an overview of the history of Oman. The archaeilogical site is a work in progress with hopefully more signage in the future.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MarchessadePolo
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Although there is not too much in this museum, it is beautifully curated and set out! I would recommend a stop in here to get a feel for the area's history.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gwen68
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This museum offers more than what the name suggests. Well documented but concise history of Oman. Also maritime museum has a lot to offer. However, if you have visited the National Museum in Muscat before you will not get too many additional insights. Also outdoors...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anspaul
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Nice expozition, UNESCO World Natual Heritage. Dhofar, Al Baleed we visited by electrical car so we could see all Archaeological park in our free afternoon. We admired mosques, gates, breakwaters that are missing at this time on the hotel beach. We had also enough time...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ludek2017
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Excellent exhibition lots of useful information. Shame we were not allowed to take photos without flash, it would be nice to remember it all. I would encourage all to visit this museum it is full of information. The frankincense brought at the shop are excellent...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Nasrin2407
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Albleed is s delightful park with ruins that show interesting history of the Middle East and Oman especially. A recommended visit if you are in Salalah for Khareef season or for the beach season.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank FarahM447
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I must admit to knowing little about Oman and wondering why we were stopping at this port on our cruise. This museum, for me and for most of the others in our group was a revelation of understanding how impressive is this small nation and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jim S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

In the entire museum, we found that Naval portion which displays the old boats and their equipment is the best. This has good collection of old ships and replicas of various warships and ships from various generations. Another portion which depicts various stones and minerals...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Bhanutk
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Hi, Sorry I cant tell you what days they are open but I would recommend you allow at least 2-3 hours to see and read about the various displays.
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