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Museum of the Frankincense Land

As Sultan Qaboos Street, Salalah 211, Oman
+968 24 955500
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Nice where you see history.

I love history, museums and nice places. this museum is the right place to see all of these... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ammarda
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A beautiful museum

This is a wonderful museum with many well displayed, precious and unusual artefacts illustrating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waitabout
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Cape Town, South Africa
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As Sultan Qaboos Street, Salalah 211, Oman
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+968 24 955500
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Reviewed yesterday

I love history, museums and nice places. this museum is the right place to see all of these together. you will see Oman history, and Frankincense methods, and above all you will see nice place (check the below photos) Note, they charge you per car...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful museum with many well displayed, precious and unusual artefacts illustrating the unusual archaeological and maritime heritage of Oman.

Thank Waitabout
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has minimal fee for the entry. The museum is well kept and has lot of interesting artifacts collected during excavation and dates back to trading times of oman. The information is well displayed and you will enjoy your trip here. This place also...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited as part of a study abroad group from our university. This place gives a thorough, informative history of frankincense and the origins that began in this area of Oman that are just right to grow this fragrant tree. The grounds are dotted with...More

Thank Lydia N
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Must see in Salalah. Beautiful Museum and interesting history of the region. This was a stop on our tour, so we did not have time to walk around the interesting archeological park, do try and see some of the areas around the Museum. It does...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

we brought friends there many times. It gives us a view of history and important events especially the frankincense, we all enjoyed.

Thank Marina M
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 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

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Like most things in Oman this museum is very well managed and immaculate. The information and artefacts are very good. All in all worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I spent a couple of hours at this museum, which is on/next to the archaeological site. It's really two museums - one "hall" focussing on maritime history and the other hall more general history going back to the ancient civilisations right up until present day....More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This museum offers more than what the name suggests. Well documented but concise history of Oman. Also maritime museum has a lot to offer. However, if you have visited the National Museum in Muscat before you will not get too many additional insights. Also outdoors...More

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