Bait Al-Baranda, Muscat

3.8
#7 of 16 in Museums in Muscat
Contextualizing Muscat's recent cultural history, Bait Al-Baranda details the capital's heritage all the way back to its prehistoric beginnings. A series of interactive exhibits set in a renovated 1930s residence, the museum houses a diverse collection of displays, dating back as far as 750 million years in the dinosaur fossil collection. Uncover the historical periods, cultural legacies, and geographical diversity of the region, with exhibits including the folk arts of Muscat, the history of the frankincense trade, and the earliest human settlement. Head downstairs to see the ever-changing exhibition space. For Bait Al-Baranda and beyond, use our Muscat road trip planning website to get the most from your Muscat vacation.
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  • This is in an old house and was just behind our hotel (Naseem). It can be "done" in an hour but is an enjoyable wander through a very oild house with lots of art and history arranged more like a...  more »
  • This museum i think is not a must see of the city , if you have extra time it would be nice to visit it with a guide to explain you the details  more »
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  • A recommended place to visit while in Muscat. An old Omani house converted into a museum for local culture and Omani history
  • It is good museum for children and families.

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