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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  • What a fantastic interactive museum. The guides where amazing - the exhibits were fascinating - taking you through the ages and a history of Oman. Great to see the weapons machinery and military dress...  more »
  • This museum paints a very vivid and clear picture of the hisstory of Oman as well as providing military equipment and detail of various campaigns witnessed in the country . The guides were extremely h...  more »
  • If. like me, you are a history and culture buff, then a couple of hours at this fine military museum (built in a real Omani fort) are well worth your time. Do not bring loved ones who do not share the...  more »
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  • Military area that Shown the old and modern history of Oman and focusing on Military fields. It's Incredible, you can see ships, jets, and old tanks . As well as, inside the museum there is a natural water channel cross the museum.
  • Well preserved artifacts. Best place to learn the history of Oman. A must visit museum.
  • Very well maintained... and awesomely preserved. Worth watching .
  • Nice place to visit...history of Oman. .weapons etc
  • Thank you Abdullah for the nicely guided tour
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