About Sultan Armed Forces Museum
Housed in the Bait Al Falaj Fort, the Sultan Armed Forces Museum (SAF Museum for short) is one of Muscat’s most captivating galleries, given to protecting Oman’s long military history and chronicling the improvement of its worldwide relations. Since opening its entryways in 1988, Muscat’s military gallery has amassed a broad assortment of relics including military garbs, instruments, parachutes, decorations and a tremendous exhibit of notable and present day weaponry, highlighting everything from classical guns and early automatic rifles to current rifles. Prominent features incorporate an ejector seat and an impenetrable Cadillac once having a place with Sultan Qaboos canister Said, which sits among the outside presentation of military ATVs, boats, planes and helicopters. A progression of suggestive lifelike models likewise add interest, including a military clinic, wartime field central command and mounted guns batteries, which help rejuvenate the vital occasions of the Sultanate of Oman.
Château House Falaj comes one of the renowned Omani palaces Kthchin military elevated worked by Sayyid Said container Sultan in 1261 AH/1845, to be the seat of the post, and Mr. Said made a few changes and fortresses on the mansion.
To be reasonable as a private home for him and his family. During the reign of Sayyid Turki canister Said in the year 1885 AD, two enormous pinnacles were added to it, each with openings for the utilization of guns.
It was taken by Faisal receptacle Turki in 1900 AD as a home for him and his family, and from that point onward, the Bait Al Falaj Castle turned into the central command of the administration of the primary normal military core known as the post of Muscat in 1907 AD, and perhaps the main occasions that occurred was the Battle of Bait Al Falaj in 1333 AH/1915 AD during the rule of Mr. Taymur canister Faisal Some clans aligned themselves against Sayyid Taymur, who had succeeded his dad, and these clans dispatched an enormous assault on the Bait Al Falaj Castle on the morning of Safar 23, 1333 AH/January 11, 1915 CE.
A furious fight occurred between the Sultan’s military and the clans supporting Mr. Taimur from one perspective, and the clans restricting him then again, in which countless individuals were murdered on the two sides, and the Sultan’s military had the option to overcome the renegades.
In the year 1921 AD, the château turned into the central command of the Muscat Infantry Force, at that point in 1957 AD it turned into the base camp of the Sultan’s Armed Forces until 1978 AD, when a high request was given by His Majesty, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces – may God secure him – to move the initiative to the Al-Maraa camp and change the Bait Al Falaj Castle into an exhibition hall for the Sultan’s powers The military, to be a living observer recounting the story and the course of the Omani military history and its progressive occasions through various periods and up to the time of the favored Renaissance.Museum History. Jpg
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos receptacle Said, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces – may God ensure and care for him – may open the gallery on December 11, 1988.