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Cultural Museums of Muscat | MC52

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Cultural Museums of Muscat

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Starting from $59 USD / Adult
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Uncover the rich heritage of Oman on an excursion that delves into the past and showcases the present. Begin at the Bait Adam Museum, set on the ground floor of a private home. Meet up with the owners to gain a bit of insight into Omani life while enjoying a steamy cup of Arabic coffee. Then, explore the museum exhibits of currency, paintings, photos and weapons. Next, join the bustling crowds at the Muttrah Souq, one of the most popular markets in the Middle East. Follow a labyrinth of alleys where merchants haggle over jewelry, spices, perfumes and handicrafts. Afterwards, tour the private museum of His Excellency Mohammad Al Zubair, advi-sor to the Sultan himself. Explore galleries filled with old weapons, maps, books, and other hallmarks of Omani culture. Finally, stand before the palace of Sultan Qaboos for a photo stop of the architectural masterpiece decorated in regal hues of blue and gold.
HighlightsShow
  • Enjoy a captivating visit with the owners of the Bait Adam Museum, which is located inside their home.
  • Explore the heritage exhibits at Bait Al Zubair, the personal museum of His Excellency Mo-hammad Al Zubair.
  • Admire the magnificence of Al Alam Palace, the royal residence of Sultan Qaboos.
What to Bring Show
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Conservative attire required
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile.
  • Respectful attire is recommended when going ashore in a Muslim country.
  • No exposed shoulders or knees.
  • No tank tops or shorts.
Location Muscat, OmanMuscat, Oman
Tour Code MC52MC52
Duration4.50 Hours4.50 Hours
Activity Level#Mild#Mild
#Conservative attire is recommended when going ashore on this tour. No exposed shoulders or knees. Short pants and tank tops are not acceptable.
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