Thursday, 14 June 2018

Eid al-Fitr hours reported for Sultan Armed Forces Museum, Oman

The Sultan Armed Forces (SAF) Museum, the only military museum in Oman, will be open for all citizens and residents in the sultanate of Oman over the Eid al-Fitr holidays, the Oman News Agency has reported.

It will be open: 

16 June 
9 am to 1.30 pm 

17 and 18 June
7.30 am to 1.30 pm 

The Museum will then resume receiving visitors from 23 June, opening from 9 am to 2 pm, and from 3 pm to 6 pm. 

It will be open from Sunday through Thursday of each week thereafter, from 7.30 am to 1.30 pm.

The museum is at Fort Al Falaj House in Ruwi, Muscat. The museum accommodates weapons, clothing, instruments, and other defence systems that chart the development of the Omani armed forces from pre-Islamic Oman until the Renaissance period, when HM ascended the throne. 

Outdoor exhibits include military equipment which have been used in the Sultan's Armed Forces, such as vehicles, tanks and aircraft and ships.