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Bait Al-Baranda, Muscat

(3.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Contextualizing Muscat's recent cultural history, Bait Al-Baranda details the capital's heritage all the way back to its prehistoric beginnings. A series of interactive exhibits set in a renovated 1930s residence, the museum houses a diverse collection of displays, dating back as far as 750 million years in the dinosaur fossil collection. Uncover the historical periods, cultural legacies, and geographical diversity of the region, with exhibits including the folk arts of Muscat, the history of the frankincense trade, and the earliest human settlement. Head downstairs to see the ever-changing exhibition space. Arrange to visit Bait Al-Baranda and other attractions in Muscat using our Muscat itinerary builder.
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  • Set in a historic building has exhibitions about the history of popular culture and Muscat. Entered the Souq in Matra, 1 real and the price is cheap, but also limited time to kill it.
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  • A museum showcasing omans history. There are 2 floors and the musem is very well mainatined. It has a pre historical dinosour fossil...  more »
  • It's a place where you know a lot about the history of struggle and omâs families and French diplomacy. It is worth remembering that Fridays and closed.
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  • Nice
  • Great Museum
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  • It is the first museum to visit in chronological order has Muscat. Delving into the origins of Oman. Leaflet available in french.
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  • A beautiful Museum
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