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Bait Al-Zubair Museum
Spanning a number of centuries and regions, the Bait Al-Zubair Museum collection includes traditional Omani weaponry, jewellery, costumes, household utensils and furniture, early European maps and prints of the Arabian Peninsula and East Africa, early photographs, satellite images, coins, stamps, musical instruments, documents, manuscripts and books.
Gallery Sarah is part of the Bait Al-Zubair Museum and contains paintings and photographs by new and established artists, from home and abroad.
Omani French Museum
This heritage museum, established in 1992, has a substantial collection of exhibits including photographs of early French diplomats, historical documents, Omani/French ships, Omani and French costumes and jewellery and furniture.
One of the well-known of Oman’s many fine forts, Nizwa Fort dates back to the 17th century. Said to be Oman’s frequent visited national monument, it lies about 140km southwest of Muscat.