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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  • Part of the Al Baleed archaeological park, the small museum highlights the frankincense trade in the area. 
  • We spent about an hour at the museum. A little different than most museums we visited in the Middle east. Small but well done for the history of the area on land and sea. 
  • Interesting exhibits and relaxed atmosphere even with a coach party. Linked to Maritime museum a must for history of Oman