Museum of the Frankincense Land, Salalah
(3.7/5 based on 240 reviews on the web)
Stroll through Museum of the Frankincense Land, a museum that documents the once illustrious maritime strength of the nation, and in particular the sea port of Zafar, which was supported by the spice trade. The well-organized display, featuring adequately labelled exhibitions, describes the downfall of the port. Kilometers of landscaped paths along the coast feature reed beds and frolicking geese, along with an archaeological site featuring ruins of the port's past. Children under the age of six cannot enter the museum halls. Use our Salalah vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Museum of the Frankincense Land and other attractions in Salalah.
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  • Very informative, small museum around the story of the Weihrauches and the shipping industry in the Oman.
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  • To sell this museum as"incense" seems inappropriate to me! It is a kind of archaeological museum such as ours in Xanten with archaeological sites and visiting rooms; in a display case are the four main types of incense to see, but you can touch anything and obtaining frankincense, a film will be shown then, well. If you are interested in the history of Oman are here at the right address! Very extensive and well landscaped grounds, also from the beach worth a visit!
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  • The beautiful modern "Museum of the frankincense country" vividly presents not only all the incense, but also historical to history of Oman from the stone age up to the present day. In the connected "maritime Hall", you can see exhibits of famous Omani naval history. Since everything is air-conditioned, you can visit it even in the heat of the day.
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