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Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Open Now: 1:30 PM - 7:30 AM
Open today: 1:30 PM - 7:30 AM
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A Historical Gem: Fantastic!

So glad we went to the Sultan's Armed Forces Museum. So much history! There are various exhibits... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MichaelO177
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Murphy, Texas
Outstanding

This is a cracking museum with as much to see outside as there is inside. Firstly, get there early... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darron1970
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So glad we went to the Sultan's Armed Forces Museum. So much history! There are various exhibits inside the museum providing a historical journey of the Omani Armed services thru history. This was exceptionally well done. On the outside of the museum, there are cars,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cracking museum with as much to see outside as there is inside. Firstly, get there early because it closes early. Sunday to Thursday it is open 0800-1330. And Saturday it is open 0900-1200 and 1500-1800. Unfortunately the day we visited, the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darron1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to visit this place on a recommendation and was so pleased I did! The museum is only open until 1330hrs each day so a morning schedule is crucial. There is plenty of parking available which is free, the museum itself costs 1 OMR...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeterGarrett78
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Very good displays of the history of the Armed Forces and Oman in general. 1 OMR entrance or free as I was with an ex - Army officer and we had a very good guide from the Royal Guard.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bxc88
Reviewed 24 October 2018

If you are interested in knowing about Oman's history of Armed forces you can visit this place and spend 1 to 1 and half hour. Our army guide was very polite and helped us in understanding the armed force history, culture. Entry fee is minimal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MitaliB52
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Apart from the very friendly Omani tourguide who was in the Royal Army, the whole layout of the museum gives you insight in the history of Oman's Army. Thought was put into explaining the different influences and who fought against the Omanis. It is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carinamonk
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The exhibition is interesting as you will learn a lot not only about Oman’s armed forces but also about the country and it’s rich history in general. For the price of only one Rial we were able to walk around the museum with Mohammed, a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank assilf2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Wonderful place to visit, one can experience the history of Oman Armed forces. Its a nice place and good to spend time in worth.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kishoreplr
Reviewed 19 July 2018

My husband and I decided to visit this museum on the last day of our holidays after reading all of the positive reviews and were so pleased that we made the effort. It is really an excellent experience. The staff were so friendly and welcoming...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank norabarnacle2018
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This trip is well worth doing; but make sure that you complete the tour of the exhibits outside before it gets too hot! A shame that the significant involvement of UK forces, 57-59 and 64-75 has been largely airbrushed out. Never mind.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Waladehden72
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Hi, 7.30am-1pm Sun-Thu & 3-6pm Sat
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