National Museum Muscat Visit

superbly presented exhibits are part of Oman’s premier Museum that will open soon.

I was delighted to get a sneek preview and Visit National Museum Muscat before it opens later this year. Opposite the Palace in Muscat

National Museum Muscat Main Entrance
National Museum Muscat Main Entrance

Oman’s National Museum austere exterior in pale Omani marble is in keeping with the Continue reading “National Museum Muscat Visit”

National Museum in Oman

a tour with its distinguished designer, Jasper Jacob

As the National Museum in Muscat gets ready for a ‘soft opening’, it was kind of its designer Jasper Jacob to show me around the building and galleries, with explicit no photograph instructions (difficult to resist)!.

Jasper Jacob in Oman's National Museum
Jasper Jacob in Oman’s National Museum

Its state-of-the-art interior will enable the contents, most Continue reading “National Museum in Oman”

National Museum Muscat

I had an interesting visit to the workshop where exhibits for the new National Museum are being made.

Alessandro explains the boats
Alessandro explains the boats

From renovating old boats , through to Continue reading “National Museum Muscat”

Openings and Closings in Muscat

almost like loosing a friend


The National Museum’s work is now under way in Muscat. Jasper Jacob, the designer, has been working on this for many years and has been a great companion with me on journeys through Oman so he can get inspiration for the building.

the new National Museum
the new National Museum

The overall design is Continue reading “Openings and Closings in Muscat”