National Museum of Oman

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National Museum of Oman
Established 1978
Location A'Noor Street, Ruwi  Oman
Type Natural history museum.

The National Museum of Oman, formerly known as the Museum of Bait Assayed / Nadir bin Faisal bin Turki, is a national museum, located off A'Noor Street in Ruwi, Oman.

Established in 1978, the museum contains silver ornaments, copper crafts and displays of Omani ships. The museum has a section dedicated to the belongings of Al Busaidi dynasty, and the rulers of Zanzibar. The museum also has a highly important 8th century letter by the Prophet Mohammed to the rulers of Oman spreading the Islamic faith to the country.[1]

The museum also has a number of display items like bangles, jewelry, pendants and copper items and some personal belongings of Al Sayyidah Salimah Bint Said Bin Sultan, which includes much of the museums silverware.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The National Museum". Omanet.om. Retrieved January 18, 2009.