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A unified card for entry to public museums in Oman on the anvil

A unified card for entry to public museums in Oman on the anvil

The National Museum is preparing to upgrade its membership card which will permit holders to access all public museums, which includes the upcoming ‘Oman Across Ages Museum’ in the wilayat of Manah in Dakhliyah governorate.

His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said laid the foundation stone for the Oman Across Ages Museum in Manah in July 2015.
Oman Across Ages Museum will showcase the history of Oman with sounds and visuals. It will also shed light on the achievements because 1970 and highlight Oman’s all-natural beauty and geographical diversity making use of modern day narrative strategies.

An artist’s impression of the Oman Across Ages Museum coming up in Manah

 

The National Museum had introduced an annual membership card at the starting of this year as component of its initiative to woo a lot more guests. There are lots of privileges attached to the membership card. Cardholders do not have to stand in queue each time they go to the museum. They get free of charge entry upon presentation of the card. To add to it, a guest accompanying the cardholder gets free of charge entry.

“We are planning to upgrade this card so that it can be applicable across all public museums in the country including the upcoming museum in Manah. It will be one of the biggest museums in the whole of the Middle East,” a supply at the museum mentioned.

The supply mentioned that the new card will have a various style compared to the current a single because it will be utilized at other museums also.

The National Museum aims to project Oman’s culture and heritage by means of its numerous outreach initiatives. The current membership card can be availed by going to the National Museum. If the card is lost, the owner has to inform the museum at 22081556/558 or by means of e mail at
[email protected]

Other privileges enjoyed by a cardholder consist of discounts in the present shop and café at the museum. Also, a cardholder receives invitation to attend exclusive museum events, discounts on publications and e mail updates on museum news.

The membership card can not be shared with any person, the museum had mentioned. The card is accessible against an annual payment of RO25. The cardholder can go to the museum as several instances throughout the year.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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