We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All reviews small museum million years interesting history interactive technology beautiful building dinosaurs geology corniche muttrah information maritime consul arabic oman prehistoric explanation skeleton
Amazing museum which gives you a great perspective of the evolution of the world and especially the region. This is one of the place where you can spend hours understanding the development of the world. Definitely worth a visit.
This is a small museum near the main souq in Muttrah so it's a good idea to combine visits to them both.
The museum is housed in an older building which is interesting in itself. If you go round in the recommended order you get...More
This lovely old building, initially the residence of the French consul in Oman, has been turned into a lovely little museum with quite an eclectic collection of exhibits, allowing the visitor to get acquainted with Oman's geology, natural history, important historical events, culture and tradition...More
Close by the Famous Mattrah Souq. Its a Small Museum where one can get detailed information about the history , culture & people of Oman.. Its a interactive Museum. Videos and Audios play in each section and thus don't require to hire a good for...More
An interesting insight into the 100 million year history of Oman. The building itself, steps away from the harbour, has its own interesting history - much of it neglect! Inside interactive and passive exhibits detailing 100 million years of Oman history (they had dinosaurs).
In this traditional 19th century house, the history of Oman from its unique geological formation until present days is showcased in an interactive way. Too bad it’s a bit too dark inside to really take advantage of all the explanations about the history of Oman....More
I visited Muttrah on free hotel shuttle, primarily to enjoy walking along the Corniche and to experience the souk (although I did want to spent a prolonged amount of time in here as there was nothing I wanted to purchase). The museum came to my...More
We enjoyed this museum a lot. The first section really appealed to my kids as it had some interactive exhibits and covered the geology of Oman and a bit about dinosaurs etc. Upstairs it is less interactive so the kids weren't as engaged but the...More
This a small museum but one of the rich cultural & historical places in Muscat. We knowing many pieces of information about the old world and how the map transformed during thousands of decades using interactive technology that displays pictures of tectonic plate movement over...More