An exhibition featuring items never-before-seen by the public has opened at the National Museum Oman to celebrate National Day.
Preserving the Past for the Future; Conservation and Restoration of Relics from the National Museum was opened by His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq al-Said on November 11.
The exhibition is set to run until February 19, 2020.
Items on display include a portrait of Ali Muhammad Baig, which was bought from Sotheby’s in London and is one of the rarest the museum owns.
Oman’s National Museum opened back in 2016, and features a number of multimedia exhibitions that help bring the history of the Sultanate to life.
If you’re celebration National Day in the Sultanate, don’t forget to check out the fireworks which will be set off at 8pm at two locations in Muscat and one in Salalah.
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Free (children, students up to 25, disabled people, Omani and GCC nationals over 60), OMR1 (Omani and GCC nationals), OMR2 (Oman residents), OMR5 (tourists). Sat-Thu 10am-5pm; Fri 2pm-6pm. Al Saidiya St, Old Muscat (2208 1500).