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OMAN MUSEUM, Qurum
Located in Al Alam Street, on the hill behind the Ministry of Information. Operated by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Opening Times:  Saturday to Wednesday 0830-1330 hours, and Thursday 0930-1230 hours.(October 1 to March 31 - also open from 1600-1800 hours).
Entrance fees:  500 Baisas (adults) 200 Baisas (children) and 100 Baisas (under 6-years)
Telephone: 24600946

CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, Qurum
Located in A’Sarooj/Shatti Al Qurum, Way 2601. This Museum is housed in one of the two dome-shaped buildings near the Qurum Natural Park. Operated by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Opening Times:  Saturday to Thursday:  0900-1300 hours (October 1 to March 31 - also open from 1600-1800 hours)
Entrance fees:  500 Baisas (adults) 100 Baisas (children under 12 years) Telephone: 24605368.

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, Al Khuwair
Located in the Ministry of Heritage and Culture Complex, Al Khuwair. Off the dual carriageway going towards Seeb Airport. Contains an impressive whale hall.
Opening Times:  Saturday to Thursday, 0900-1300 hours
Entrance fees:  500 Baisas (adults), 200 Baisas (children) and 100 Baisas (under 6 years)
Telephone: 24641510.

NATIONAL MUSEUM, Ruwi
Located above Islamic Library , Way 3123 (off A’Noor Street), Ruwi - same street as the Sultan Qaboos Mosque but at the opposite end. Operated by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Opening Times:  Saturday to Thursday: 0900-1300 hours (October 1 to March 31 - also open from 1600-1800 hours)
Entrance fees: 500 Baisas (adults), 200 Baisas (children) and 100 Baisas (under 6-years)
Telephone:  24701289

SULTAN’S ARMED FORCES MUSEUM, Ruwi
Located in Bait Al Falaj, Al Mujamma Street, Ruwi, Operated by the Ministry of Defence.
Opening Times: Saturday to  Thursday: 0800-1330.
Entrance fee:  RO 1 (adults), 500 Baisas (children). Military personnel are exempted.
Telephone: 24312642

CURRENCY MUSEUM, CENTRAL BANK OF OMAN, Ruwi
A beautiful building in the Central Business District of Ruwi. An interesting and nicely displayed collection of coins, notes etc.
Open to the public: 0830-1230 hours, Saturday-Wednesday only. Entry: 250 Baisas.
Telephone: 24796102

OMANI-FRENCH MUSEUM (Bait Fransa), Muscat
Located in Lane 9310, Qasr Al Alam Street, Muscat. Operated by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Opening Tmes: Saturday to Thursday: 0900-1300 hours (October 1 to March 31 - also open from 1600-1800 hours).
Entrance fee: 500 Baisas (adults) and 200 Baisas (children, 6-12 years) Telephone: 24736613

MUSCAT GATE MUSEUM, Muscat
On Al Bahri Road (continuation of Mutrah Corniche), located in the Gate which spans the road. Operated by Muscat Municipality.
Parking - either turn right just before the Museum into Way 8845, or go under the Museum and follow signs into Riyam Street.  There are some 50 steps to walk up but worth it to see this Museum which was opened in the year 2000. 
This Museum has published a book on its contents at RO5 per copy.
Opening Times: Saturday to Thursday 0930-1230 hours, and from 1630-1900 hours. Telephone: Curator - Humaid Al Raji on 99328754

BAIT AL ZUBAIR, Muscat
Located in Al Saidiya Street in old Muscat. Go thro’ Muscat Gate and it’s  just after the bend on the right-hand side of the road. This privately-run Museum also has a traditional Omani “town house” (tours 1730 hours daily) and a small gift/book shop. Opening Times: Saturday to Thursday 0900-1300 hours and 1600-1900 hours.   Closed on Fridays.
Entrance fee: RO1 (Foreigners) 500 Baisas (Omanis), 250 Baisas (children) Telephone: 24736688

SOHAR FORT MUSEUM, Sohar
Operated by the Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Opening Times: Saturday to Thursday, 0900-1330 hours. (October 1 to March 31 - also open from 1600-1800 hours. Telephone:  26844758.

NAKHAL FORT, Nakhal
A restored Fort on the Batinah coast containing an interesting display of historic guns. Operated by the Ministry of Tourism.
Opening Times: Saturday to Thursday, 0900-1600 hours.
Telephone: 26781384

BAIT NA’AMAN, Batinah Coast
A very beautiful small castle/country house restored and furnished. Operated by Ministry of Heritage and Culture.
Opening times: Saturday to Wednesday, 0900-1330 hours.
Telephone: 24641300 X 142  Fax: 24641525

OIL AND GAS EXHIBITION CENTRE AND PLANETARIUM, Qurum
Situated in Seih Al Maleh Street, Qurum between Petroleum Development Oman (PDO Gate No.2) and Oman Oil’s Main office.
Opening Times: Saturday to Wednesdays 0700-1200 and 1300-1545, and on Thursday 0800-12noon.
Telephone: 24677834. No entry fee.

Planetarium: In 2000 it was built as an annex to the Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said. There is a spectacular one-hour film show in Arabic/English at the Planetarium on Wednesday evening at 1700 and 1900 hours, and on Thursday mornings at 1000 and 1100 hours. 
Please book - Tel No:  24675542.

BAIT AL MAKHAM, Bausher, Muscat
Opening Tmes:  Saturday to Wednesday, 0800-1400 hours.
Fee: 500 Baisas.
Telephone:  Khalid Bin Saleh Al Haddabi  (Director of Forts, Ministry of Heritage and Culture) on 24641300 X 142 (Fax: 24641525)
(The fort is closed till December 2005 due to rennovation work)

In case of any change in details, contact No. 24563074.



£ 
¥   
Ind Rs  
Pak Rs   
Aus $   

 

Hospital

Board

Emergency

Royal 

24599000

 

Muttrah 

24797602

 

Quriyat

24845001

24845003

S Q H

 

 

Salalah            

23211555

23211151

Police              

24603988

24603980

Al Nahda    

24831255

24837800

Ibn Sina         

24876322

24877361

Nizwa         

25439361

25425033

Al Rostaq

26875055

26877186

Sumayil         

25350055

25350022

Izki       

25340033

25340033

Haima         

23436013

23436055

Al Buraimi    

25650855

25652319

Sur          

25440244

25461373

Tanam       

25499011  

25499033

Masirah          

25404018

25404018

Ibra        

25470533

25470535

Adam       

25434167  

25434055

Bidiya        

25483535

25483535

Ibri         

25491011

25491990

Saham          

26854427

26855148

Khasab        

26830187

26830187

Dibba        

26836443

26836443

Burkha        

26828397

26828397

Sinaw      

25474338

 

 
Intensive Care Unit at Khoula Hospital: Very limited visiting of ICU patients from 3pm-4pm daily Burns Unit: 4pm-6pm on week days.


Private Hospitals


Muscat Private Hospital

24592600

Al Shatti Hospital

24604263

Badr Al Samaa

24799760

Ibn Sina Hospital

24877361

Lama Polyclinic

24799077

Hatat Polyclinic

24563641

ATLAS Medical Center

24501101

Kims Hospital

24760100


DEPERTURE

BA072     Abu Dhabi/London                        0001
AI986       Bombay/Ahmedabad                   0005
WY371    Colombo/Male                               0025
9W539    Bombay                                           0045
KQ318    Nairobi                                             0050
WY713    Daresslam                                     0115
WY601    Dubai/Abu Dhabi                           0115
WY217    Trivandrum                                     0115
WY253    Madras                                            0115
WY223    Cochin                                             0120
WY237    Hyderabad                                      0120
WY825    Kuala Lumpur                                0125
WY241    Delhi                                                0130
9W529    Trivandrum                                     0130
WY201    Bombay                                           0130
WY661    Doha                                                0130
PK230     Sialkot                                             0130
WY285    Bangalore                                       0135
WY651    Bahrain                                           0140
WY273    Jaipur                                              0205
TK859     Istanbul                                           0220
WY335    Kathmandu                                    0235
BG022    Chittagong/Dacca                         0300
EK867     Dubai                                              0500
EY385     Abu Dhabi                                      0525
QR171    Doha                                               0550
MS931    Cairo                                                0600
GF561     Bahrain                                           0700
RJ601     Amman                                           0715
WY915    Salalah                                           0800
WY603    Dubai                                              0800
FZ044      Dubai                                             0820
WY3301  Mukhaizna                                     0830
WY315    Chittagong                                     0900
NL772     Peshawar                                      0900
NL769     Lahore                                            0945
WY823    Kuala Lumpur                               1005
WY297    Calicut                                             1005
WY263    Lucknow                                         1010
WY815    Bangkok                                         1010
WY323    Karachi                                           1020
WY605    Dubai                                              1030
WY917    Khasab                                           1030
WY923    Salalah                                            1035
G9114    Sharjah                                            1035
WY203    Bombay                                           1040
EK863     Dubai                                               1045
EY383     Abu Dhabi                                       1050
QR167    Doha                                                1055
9W533    Cochin                                             1145
PK234     Karachi                                            1210
IX542       Trivandrum                                      1220
PK292     Lahore/Islamabbad                       1240
WY645     Kuwait                                             1255
WY425     Amman/Beirut                                1300
WY405     Cairo                                                1310
WY653     Bahrain                                            1315
GF563      Bahrain                                            1315
WY115     Frankfurt                                          1325
WY3303   Mukhaizna                                       1330
WY663     Doha                                                1330
WY637     Abu Dhabi                                       1345
IX350       Calicut                                              1355
WY101     London-Heathrow                         1400
WY607     Dubai                                               1440
IX142       Abu Dhabi/Amritsar                        1515
WY671     Jeddah                                             1540
WY925     Salalah                                             1540
FZ046      Dubai                                                1630
WY615     Dubai                                                1805
QR165     Doha                                                 1840
GF565     Bahrain                                             1855
WY685     Dammam                                        1905
WY647     Kuwait                                               1905
WY927    Salalah                                              1905
WY667    Doha                                                  1910
WY681    Riyadh                                               1910
WY655    Bahrain                                             1915
G9118    Sharjah                                             1945
TG508    Karachi/Bangkok                             2005
WY635    Abu Dhabi                                        2015
WY623    Al-Ain                                                 2015
WY613    Dubai                                                 2045
FZ048     Dubai                                                 2105
KL450    Abu Dhabi/Amsterdam                   2200
UL206    Colombo                                           2240
WY913   Salalah                                               2245
AI908     Madras                                                2300
AI974      Delhi                                                   2310
EY381    Abu Dhabi                                          2325
LX243    Dubai/Zurich                                      2335
QR169   Doha                                                   2335
LH619    Abu Dhabi/Frankfurt                         2335
GF567    Bahrain                                               2345

ARRIVAL

WY614    Dubai                                                 0005
WY648    Kuwait                                                0015
WY682    Riyadh                                                0015
PK229    Sialkot                                                 0030
BG021    Dacca/Chittagong                            0130
TK858     Istanbul                                              0130
QR170    Doha                                                  0315
EY384     Abu Dhabi                                         0350
EK866    Dubai                                                  0355
GF560    Bahrain                                               0425
MS930    Cairo                                                   0500
RJ600     Amman                                              0505
WY652    Bahrain                                              0600
WY114    Frankfurt                                            0645
WY662    Doha                                                  0700
WY602    Abu Dhabi/Dubai                             0700
FZ043     Dubai                                                 0740
WY674    Jeddah                                              0800
NL771    Peshawar                                          0800
WY202    Bombay                                             0800
WY274    Jaipur                                                 0840
NL768    Lahore                                                0845
WY238    Hyderabad                                        0850
WY102    London-Heathrow                           0900
WY286    Bangalore                                         0920
WY254    Madras                                              0920
WY224    Cochin                                               0925
WY218    Trivandrum                                       0925
EK862     Dubai                                                0930
WY242    Delhi                                                  0945
QR166    Doha                                                  0950
G9113    Sharjah                                              0955
EY382     Abu Dhabi                                        1000
9W530    Trivandrum                                       1045
WY604    Dubai                                                 1100
PK233    Karachi                                               1110
WY371   Colombo/Male                                   1130
IX543     Trivandrum/Cochin                            1130
WY336    Kathmandu                                       1140
PK291    Lahore                                                1140
WY818    Bangkok                                             1155
WY916    Salalah                                               1200
WY3302  Mukhaizna                                         1230
GF562     Bahrain                                              1235
IX337       Calicut                                                1255
WY714    Daresslam                                        1300
WY918    Khasab                                              1315
WY606    Dubai                                                 1330
IX815      Mangalore                                         1425
WY924    Salalah                                              1440
WY324    Karachi                                              1440
FZ045     Dubai                                                 1545
WY826    Kuala Lumpur                                  1635
WY638    Abu Dhabi                                         1655
WY204    Bombay                                             1655
WY654    Bahrain                                              1715
WY3304  Mukhaizna                                        1730
QR164    Doha                                                  1735
WY608    Dubai                                                 1740
WY298    Calicut                                               1750
WY264    Lucknow                                            1755
WY664    Doha                                                  1800
WY646    Kuwait                                                1805
GF564    Bahrain                                              1810
TG507    Bangkok/Karachi                             1900
G9117    Sharjah                                              1905
WY316   Chittagong                                         1910
WY926   Salalah                                               1945
FZ047    Dubai                                                   2020
KL449    Amsterdam/Abu Dhabi                     2045
AI973      Delhi                                                    2125
BA073    London/Abu Dhabi                            2130
UL205    Colombo                                             2140
WY616    Dubai                                                  2145
AI907      Madras                                                2200
LH618    Frankfurt/Abu Dhabi                          2215
WY406   Cairo                                                    2215
LX242     Zurich/Dubai                                      2235
QR168    Doha                                                   2235
EY388     Abu Dhabi                                          2235
GF566     Bahrain                                               2250
WY656    Bahrain                                               2305
WY624    Al-Ain                                                   2305
WY668    Doha                                                   2310
AI985      Ahmedabad/Bombay                        2310
WY928    Salalah                                                2310
WY636    Abu Dhabi                                           2315
WY672    Jeddah                                                2315
WY686    Dammam                                           2320
WY425    Amman/Beirut                                    2325
9W534    Cochin                                                 2330
9W540    Bombay                                               2340
 
Royal Oman Police
Emergencies and inquiries    9999
General Directorate of
Passport and Residence    24569603
Directorate General of
Customs        24521109
Traffic violations
inquiries    24510228, 24510227
Public Relations Admin    24560099
Royal Oman Police online address
www.ropoman.net
www.ropnet@omantel.net.om
OMANTEL
Directory Information    1318
GSM Service        1234
Muscat Ruwi        24633233
Qurum        24633316
Al Khuwair        24632099
Seeb        24537300
Al Khoudh        24537300
Nizwa        25410123
Sumail        25351288
Rustaq        26875123
Sohar Industrial    26751939
Sohar        26840123
Shinas        26748424
Suwaiq        26714172
Barka        26883454
Sur        25546663
Ibra        25570000
Masirah        25504123
Jaalan Bani Bu Ali    25554123
Al KamIl        25557003
Buraimi        25650123
Ibri        25690998
Mirbat        23268424
Airport        24521174
Dibba        26836660
Khasab        26730166
Airport Information
Inquiries    24519456-24519223
Domestic Flights    24519230
Enquiry        24600100
Ministry of Commerce    24817013
24 hours branches of Muscat Pharmacy

Ruwi Main 24702542, 24794186
Al Sarooj, Sarooj Filling 24695536
Al Khuwair, Souq 24485740, 24487980
Al Ghubrah, Al Maha Filling 24497264
Al Mawelah, Al Maha Filling 24537080
Sohar, Old Souq 26840211, 26842703
Salalah   23291635
Al Hail   24535977
Hamriya    24833323
Carrefour, City Centre   24558704
Al Shatti, Qurum    24695477


24 hours Atlas pharmacy, Ghubra   24503585

Duty hours Pharmacies     Tel. No.

8pm – 8am Scientific, Al Qurum, Bausher 24566601
8pm – 8am Al Hashar, Ruwi, Muttrah 24833115
8pm – 8am Ahmed, Al Hail north  24541856
8pm – 8am Al Salam, Al Mabilah, Al Seeb 24451092
1pm – 4pm Al Nabhani, Ghala, Bausher 24591454
1pm – 4pm Muscat, Al Hamriyah, Muttrah 24833323
1pm – 4pm Al Jabri, Al Mawaleh south 24544824
1pm – 4pm Belqees, Al Mabilah south  24454624
8pm – 1am Al Murshid, near Al Rustaq Hosp 26875561
8pm – 1am Barka, Al Souk, Barka 26882140
8pm – 1am Al Shifaa, Al Souk, Saham  26854997
8pm – 1am Badr Al Jashmi, Al Souk,  25524533
8pm – 1am Al Lamaa, Alayat Ibra, Ibra 25571860
8pm – 8am Al Ruwdha, Al Souk, Sur 25546454
1pm – 4pm Sur, Al Souk, Sur 25540669
8pm – 8am Zahrat Al Buraimi, Al Sara St, 693504-050
8pm –8am Al Shamsi, Al Sara St  25650452
8pm – 8pm Al Ziyanah, Al Iraqi 25694458
1pm – 4pm Al Aryaf 2, Al Souk, Ibri,  25691389
8pm – 8am Muscat, Al Souk, Sohar 26840211
1pm –4am Ahmed Al Sa’adi,  Sohar 26842242
8pm – 8am Al Hazfa, Marfa Dares, Nizwa 25426102
1pm – 4pm Al Qala’a, Farq, Nizwa 25431666
8pm – 8am Muscat, Oqad, Salalah 23210635
1pm – 4pm Naïf, Al Salam St, Salalah 23299466

A number of websites offer information on Oman's natural and cultural attractions.

www.omantourism.gov.om

www.destinationoman.com

www.tourism-oman.com

www.oman.de

www.nizwa.net

www.omanaccess.com

www.exploreoman.com

www.zubairtours.com

www.omanhotels.com

www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/middle_east/oman

www.beautifuloman.com/home.shtml

www.oite.com/discoveroman/what_is_all_about.htm

www.tecsolv.com/salalahtourism/home.html

www.omanet.om/english/tourism/eco/beacher.asp?cat=tour&subcat=ecoo1

www.american.edu/TED/OMANTOUR.HTM

www.legend.net/oman/tour.htm

www.nwnet.co.uk/qalhat/yaqub/welcome_to_oman.htm

www.oman7.com/forumdisplay.php?f=22

www.nttoman.com/htm/profile/profile.htm

www.sjsoman.com/oite/discoveroman/exhibitors.htm

www.innogize.com/gallery/rtw_Muscat.html

www.bestoman.com/aboutoman.htm


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