Muscat, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila

and her accompanying delegation visited the National Museum in

Muscat today.

The guest and her accompanying delegation were briefed on the

13,700-square-meter museum, which includes 14 galleries built on

4,000 square meters, housing approximately 5,500 archaeological

holdings. The galleries are the Land and the People Gallery, Maritime

History Gallery, Arms and Armor Gallery, Civilization Achievement

Gallery, Aflaj Gallery, Prehistory and Ancient History Galleries,

Splendors of Islam Gallery, Oman and the World Gallery, Renaissance

Gallery and Intangible Heritage Galleries.

The National Museum is the Sultanate’s flagship cultural

edifice, showcasing its heritage from the earliest human settlement in

Oman some two million years ago through to the present day. As a

national institution with global outreach, the museum is dedicated to

ensuring Oman’s cultural heritage is understood and appreciated not

only within the Sultanate, but also internationally. Further, it employs

the best practices and standards in the fields of museum management,

collectibles management and display and visitor services.

Source: Oman News Agency