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Museum of the Frankincense Land

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Most informative museum during our round-trip

Definitely worth paying a visit to the Land of Francincense Museum - although staff are not very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Munich, Germany
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A very interesting visit

The museum is very new and has good facilities. There was lots to learn here about the history of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth paying a visit to the Land of Francincense Museum - although staff are not very helpful. But information is displayed nicely and it is very interesting to get a better understanding of Oman‘s history.

Thank SAfarii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is very new and has good facilities. There was lots to learn here about the history of Oman which we didn't know!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did not know quite what to expect from this visit but was not disappointed. Would I have felt I’d missed out on something if I had not been? Probably not but that’s not to take away from the fact that the museum is very...More

Thank Nanaimakrysodromos
Reviewed 9 September 2018

A cruise ship with 3000 passengers. Most of them going to the museum. And almost all of the stores behind the museum were closed. Th cruise ship schedules are made months in advance. It's not a surprise. Yet, only 1 store open. Missed opportunities.

Thank wrcrew
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful museum with lots of interesting things to see. Located by waterways and next to the architectural site. A definite trip if you are in Salalah.

Thank Adventure808782
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Well worth a visit - with quite a few interesting exhibits to view. Very nice surrounding area to walk around.

Thank kimbK820RN
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Really well laid out and split into 3 areas - maritime and history museum and the large archeological UNESCO site. Easy to spend a few hours here and very good information. Real shame they allow people to walk all over the ruins with no respect...More

Thank Ngilai
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Very informative museum for the history of Oman and frankincense. This place cosisits of two main halls. The first is about the history of the Omani marine forces and it's development through history and their rule in Africa and in the region. The second was...More

Thank Ahmad A
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A fascinating history of not only frankincense but maritime history of the region as well. Plenty of parking but costs about $20 to get in with a vehicle.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Marie time museum and history museum inside Frankincense museum was very informative and had good collection. Samaharam area was under maintenance. You can spend some 3 hrs there.

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