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Unlock Oman’s past at the new Al Hameedi Heritage Museum

This newly-opened museum is a must-visit.

If you’re travelling to Oman soon, we’ve got news for you. You now have the chance to embark on a fantastic journey through Oman’s cultural heritage and vibrant history. Make your way to the newly-opened Al Hameedi Heritage Museum in Jalan Bani Bu Ali.

Al Hameedi Heritage Museum is a treasure trove. As soon as you walk through those doors, you’ll find yourself surrounded by different exhibits, each showcasing a different piece of Oman’s heritage. You can head on over to the corner dedicated to weapons like old swords and daggers where you’ll be transported back in time, discovering the epic historical significance of these tools in Omani culture. You’ll also be blown away by the craftsmanship and skills that went into creating these artefacts.

Next up, get ready to dive headfirst into Oman’s literary history where you can explore the fascinating world of books and newspapers. It shines a spotlight on the vital role of education and intellectual pursuits in Omani society.

Al Hameedi Heritage Museum

The Hameedi Heritage Museum also has a corner dedicated to Omani traditional dress. Feast your eyes on a kaleidoscope of intricate designs, vibrant colours and fashion that’s dripping with cultural significance, where each garment has its own unique story to tell.

If all of that isn’t enough to convince you to go to the museum, they also have interesting displays of pottery, currencies, and old coins in yet another corner. This specific corner is a goldmine of artistic and economic wonders from Oman’s past. You’ll unlock insights into the country’s trade relationships and cultural exchanges, discovering secrets that have shaped Oman’s rich history.

The Al Hameedi Heritage Museum is a testament to Oman’s vibrant cultural heritage. From weaponry to literature, traditional attire to historical artefacts, this museum has got it all. So whether you’re a local looking for an adventure or a tourist hungry for knowledge, this museum is a must-visit destination.

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Shaheera Anwar - Staff Writer
From a beautiful childhood in Riyadh to a calm and collected life in Dubai. When she's not busy penning her latest masterpiece, you can catch Shaheera lounging with her family or binging on the latest movies. And as a millennial, she's got her sights set on TikTok - hoping to go viral someday (fingers crossed).

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