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About Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum of Oman is a characteristic history gallery, situated at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture complex, Al Khuwair, inverse the Zawawi Mosque in Muscat, Oman.

The gallery opened on 20 December 1985, and has point by point inclusion of Oman’s vegetation, with shows on native warm blooded creatures, creepy crawlies, and fowls and professional flowerbeds. One of the features of the gallery is the whale lobby: it houses the gigantic skeleton of a sperm whale, which was appeared on the Omani coastline in the 1986. The historical center contains marine and creature fossils and old vertebrates, for example, monkeys and elephants crude, teeth Deinotherium and Gomphotherium, and toys: Arabian panther. Caracal. Bedouin Oryx. Middle Eastern wolf. Middle Easterner Red fox. Ghazal skeleton Arabic. Ibex Arabic. Flamengo. Winged creatures. Crow. Owl. Reptiles. Snakes’ reptiles. Snails and shells.

New premises

In January 2014, the Ministry of Heritage and Culture reported designs to construct new premises for the historical center, the task will comprise of three stories with a gross zone appraised to 5,000 square meters. The primary floor is particular for showing marine conditions, for example, sandy coasts, mangroves, rough drifts and coral reef conditions just as the land history of the Sultanate’s oceans while the subsequent floor shows wild conditions, for example, vertebrates, creepy crawlies, winged creatures, valleys, surrenders and water springs notwithstanding the geographical history of Oman.

The third floor is specific for displaying data about the nearby planetary group, planets, space and meteors. The gallery incorporates addresses lobbies and impermanent displays. Moreover, it has exceptional instructive corridors that will be utilized for workshops and instructive projects. The exhibition hall incorporates five crucial logical areas specific for research, records, studies, and files works.

The Museum of Natural History is situated in the Ministry of Heritage and Culture working in Al Khuwayr in Muscat Governorate. It is viewed as one of the significant Omani historical centers and houses displays portraying parts of life since it first showed up in quite a while on the Sultanate domain.

A portion of the uncommon showcases displayed in this exhibition hall are hints of tree fossils found in Al Huquf going back in excess of 260 million years, notwithstanding the remaining parts of coral fossils going back more than 270 million years found in Wadi AsSahtan in Rustaq. Additionally discovered were remainders of jaw teeth having a place with a particular kind of monkey, just as the teeth of ancient creatures going back somewhere in the range of 15 and 35 million years. The historical center shows a few parts of the lives of the various kinds of reptiles, beautiful butterflies, and different life forms that live in the wilds of the Sultanate, just as the remaining parts of trees and fossilized bones.

The Museum of Natural History likewise has the whale corridor that shows skeletons, bones and skulls of whales. The significance of this corridor lies in recognizing the various kinds and sizes of whales that live in the profundities of the ocean.

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