Muscat Gate Museum

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Muscat Gate Museum

The Muscat Gate Museum is a museum, located on Al Saidiya Street, Muscat, Oman.Opened in January 2001, the museum contains displays about Oman's history from the Neolithic times to the present. It has a number of special exhibits on Muscat's water springs, the ancient wells, underground channels, the souks, houses, mosques, harbors and forts.

This museum has an amazing view which you see through the broad stairs leading to the museum’s gate.

The Museum tells Oman’s long history, and focuses in particular on the history of the capital, Muscat. It also provides an explanation of the Falaj irrigation system Oman is famous for, in addition to Oman’s distinctive architecture, whether in the construction of niches in mosques, halls, doors or wooden arches.

This museum takes the visitor on a journey through the various stages of development and growth of the city, from a commercial port to a prosperous capital, and stands witness to Muscat’s relics and history.