Oil Museum and first oil well, Manama

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Venture through the history and origin of the world's oil industry at Oil Museum and first oil well. Double check opening times for both the museum and the oil well--few people visit this desert site, reachable only by private car from Manama. Plan my day in Manama using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Dropped by here on way to tree of life. Fascinating array of oil related and archaeological info including fossils and stones. Ladies Loos were locked  more »
  • Really such a vacation experience, during a tour to the first oil well (which is empty) and a museum of 20 x 20 meter that only on special request is opened? Missed opportunity?
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  • I bumped into this museum just by chance. Although it's not a big one but the information there was really stunning even for me a Bahraini. It'll give you a glimpse of how Bahrain was and how it chang...  more »

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