Omani-French Museum, Muscat
As its name, the museum shows the relationship between France and Oman. It is located in Qasr Al Alam Street. The museum complex has also Mosque and it is still in the same are with Al Jalali and Al Mitrani Fort, also visitor can see the harbour of the Sultan. There is also another museum in this area, Bayt Al-Zubair.
Museum open from Saturday to Thursday. Entrance fee is 500 Baisha to 1 OMR to visit these museums.
Address: Qasr Al Alam Street
Directions: Qasr Al Alam Street
The Omani French Museum is based in the original French Consul's residence, Bait Fransa built in 1896.
Exhibits concern the Omani-French relationship over the years and displays furniture, clothes and photographs of the early French diplomats.
It is quite interesting and the photos of early Oman are good.
Elsewhere in the walled city you can visit the Omani-French Museum, a rather less interesting collection of documents and artefacts relating to the friendship between France and Oman, located in the original French embassy building.
Address: Qasr al Alam St.
Directions: Open: Sat-Thu 09h00-13h00 & 17h00-19h00; Fri 17h00-19h00. Admission: 500 baisas, adults; 200 baisas, children.
Phone: +968 24-736-613Add to your Trip Planner