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Bait Al-Baranda

Al-Mina St Mutrah, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 24 714262
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“nice museum” (5 reviews)
“worth a visit” (8 reviews)
Al-Mina St Mutrah, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 24 714262
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Formerly a private house, the building was set up as a museum by the original owners and there is a great collection of historical photographs showing Mutrah and Muscat through the ages. There is a great display of maritime items including models of old ships...More

Thank Chouskikou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in proximity to the fish market of Mutrah and its lovely cornish and old souk, Bait Al-Baranda offers its visitors a glimpse of the way of life of the Omani people. Worth a visit. Tip 1. once you are done with the visit, walk...More

Thank Louai A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

It was a great experience, the place is well maintained, clean and the people are wonderful, they have a simulator that shows how was the continents million of years back, and how would they look in millions to come, fascinating

Thank Fouad H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This museum is located in the heart of the tourist district close to the seafront of Mutrah. In the past, this building housed the American Mission in the early 30's and the British Council back in late 70's.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

There are 3 main parts to this museum and it takes no more than 10 minutes to see them all. The museum is ok but don't plan to spend a long time here

Thank BangkokAndy1976
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A museum showcasing omans history. There are 2 floors and the musem is very well mainatined. It has a pre historical dinosour fossil...

Thank saipai
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went to this museum as part of a ship's walking tour from the Celebrity Constellation. Certainly there are some interesting artefacts here: maps, lots of musical instruments, clothing, some fossils, model ships... It is set out on two floors and I didn't see a...More

Thank crazymaddancer
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a small museum, with very few artifices. It was part of our tour, but does not merit a special trip to see IMHO. Our excellent guide Paul made it interesting.

Thank timecop
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good museum if you are interested in geography. They have good interactive gadgets, good for children as well. Good place for an educational visit.

Thank U5M4N1
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is located near the Mina/port area starting of the cornice right after the last R/A entering Corniche. who is interested in history should not miss this, well kept & clean museum. Mutrah Souq ,Sultan Qanboos port, Blue Shiite Mosque, and a stroll in the...More

Thank Gopikrishnan S
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