Sultan's Armed Forces Museum, Muscat

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Familiarize yourself with a complete history of Oman's military endeavors at Sultan's Armed Forces Museum. Housed within an imposing mid 19th-century fort, the museum opened its doors in 1988, displaying a wide collection of wartime and military artifacts, including uniforms, weaponry, medals, and parachutes. Learn the background of Oman's military, right up to modern-day international relations, with environments depicted through a series of detailed dioramas and exhibits. Outside, peruse the diverse display of service vehicles, including several tanks, helicopters, and boats. Use our Muscat planning site to arrange your visit to Sultan's Armed Forces Museum and other attractions in Muscat.
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  • Nice place, lot of things to see about Oman's military. Its part of a military base, the staff is from military only, very polite and helpful support is provided by them. You can see the old cars used...  more »
  • Had a good couple of hours here! I accidentally arrived at the wrong entrance to the army base, and was provided with a driver to take me to the museum! For a very low entry fee, they give a personal ...  more »
  • We had a really friendly guide Haitham who has patiently showed us all the exhibits despite the hot afternoon sun. Interesting planes and tanks and vessels outdoors where u can take photo and indoor m...  more »
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  • Very well maintained... and awesomely preserved. Worth watching .
  • This is a nice little museum that shows Oman's history on the ground floor and Oman's military on the 2nd floor. We enjoyed the military displays the most. The guide that took us around spoke excellent English and was well-informed.
  • This place is very historical place... Very interesting... 😊😁😀
  • Well maintained & curated, a must see for Tourists as well as locals!
  • Very beautiful Museum good staff helping you a lot the guide you very nicely did give you enough information all the best wishes

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