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Old Castle Museum

Description:

The museum is located at the Old Castel in the eastern area of Oman in Wilayt Al Kamil Wa Al wafi overlooking the famous Al Kamil market and the heritage old houses. The Castel was built in the last quarter of the seventeenth century while the museum was established in 2012 after the completion of the castle restoration. One of the freshest Falajs in Oman, Falaj Al- Kamil, passes inside this ancient Castle which Wilayt Al-Kamil is named after.

The museum is viewed on a guided tour and chances are, may end with coffee and dates with Sheikh Khalfan himself. If you have an interest in social history, you could spend all afternoon fathoming the mechanisms of metal traps, Bakelite telephones, mincers and redundant cassette players. Alternatively, linger longest in the first room of the tour where a tray of meteorite chips jostles for pride of place among the family's inheritance of silver jewellery that somehow escaped the usual melt-down for gold. This not-to-be-missed castle is signposted from the centre of Al Kamil.


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Old Castle Museum

13/01/2019

35, Al Kamil Wal Wafi, Oman

Visit for :
Holidays,Good for groups

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