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Bait Al Zubair

  • Al Saidiyah St. Map It
  • Muscat
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

One of the best museums in Oman, Bait al Zubair was formerly the home of the Zubair family, as the name would suggest. It houses a fascinating collection of traditional Omani weaponry, jewelry, and costumes, as well as contemporary Omani artwork. There is a hall for special collections, which change regularly, and outside there is a tiny replica of Muscat, complete with a falaj (irrigation system) and wadi (dry riverbed). The gift shop has a nice coffee shop and a seating area to relax in after strolling through the museum halls.

Sight Information

Address:

Bait Al Zubair, Al Saidiyah St., Muscat, Masqat, 100, Oman

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Phone:

/2473–6688

Sight Details:

  • 2 rials

Published 04/05/2016

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