Přírodovědná muzea v Ománu
Oman , officially called the Sultanate of Oman , is an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest. The coast is formed by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. The Madha and Musandam enclaves are surrounded by the UAE on their land borders, with the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman forming Musandam's coastal boundaries.
Omán, oficiálně Sultanát Omán, je arabský stát v jihozápadní Asii, přesněji v jihovýchodní části Arabského poloostrova, ležící na pobřeží při Arabském moři a Ománském zálivu. Na severu sousedí se Spojenými arabskými emiráty (délka hranice 410 kilometrů), na jihozápadě s Jemenem (288 kilometrů) a na západě se Saúdskou Arábií (676 kilometrů). Celková rozloha země je 309 500 km^2. Součástí Ománu jsou též exklávy Madha a Musandam.
Museum Bait Al-Baranda
Opened on 16th December 2006, the name of this building literally translates as "Villa with a Verandah". Situated after the port roundabout, on the right side just before the fish roundabout on the Muttrah corniche. It is inter-active and contains the history of Muscat, and is administered by Muscat Municipality.
The Museum present the story of Muscat include plate tectonics and scenic diversity in Muscat (geology); ancient life in Muscat; earliest human settlements from 10,000 BC to the early Islamic era; Muscat in the words of geographers and travelers; Muscat from the 1st century to 1744 AD; Al Bu Said dynasty; Muscat the harbour; Muscat today: The challenge and the achievement; and folk arts of Muscat. Where adopted in providing this information, with state-of-the art technology to provide an interactive briefing to visitors.
Bait al Baranda become a part of Omani landmarks that would embody and preserve the memories of Muscat city and introduce the history of the city and contribute to cultural activities.
To ensure the perfection of renovation work, a specialized Omani institution to conduct historical research that was carried out by university researchers who verified historical facts from more than 2,500 references and documents in libraries and
archives in Oman and abroad.
Opening hours: (Sat to Thurs)0900 to 1300 hrs and 1600-1800 hrs
Entry fee: R.O 1.000(adults), 500 bzs (children )(children under 4 years are not allowed).
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
Gives an intersting tour of Oman's flora and fauna.Showcases display indigenous species.In the adjoining whale hall is a skeleton of sperm whale which was found on one of Oman's beaches around 27 years ago. The botanical gardens, containing shrubs found in the Sultanate, are perfect for a short stroll in the cooler months.
Located in the Ministry of Heritage and Culture complex, Al Khwair.Off the dual carriageway going towards Muscat airport, opposite the Ice Skating Rink,take the turning right signposted Al Wazarat Street, and left at the roundabout.Museum is on the right.
Opening Times:Saturday to Thursday, 0900-1300 hours
Entry fees:500 baizas(adults),200 baizas(children) and 100 baizas(under 6 years)
ZDROJ: www.omanet.om, wikipedia
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