In pictures: For the first time, the vehicle that carried the body of late Sultan Qaboos was displayed

Muscat: The Sultan Armed Forces Museum is honored to display the “Land Rover” and the cannon cart that carried the body of the late His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour – may God rest his soul – in addition the SAF Museum also obtained a copy of the letter of the late Sultan to the members of the Royal family council through the Defense Council, which contained the named of his successor, Beside, the SAF Museum also displays the Saidi Aumama(Turban) and  Khanjar (dagger) at the Sultan Qaboos Hall at the museum headquarters in the Beit Al Falaj fort.

It is worth mentioning that the Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum was inaugurated on the 11th December 1988 under the Royal patronage of the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said bin Taimour / may God rest his soul / and is an overview of Oman’s military history through its various stages, represented by the Bait Al Falaj castle, which It was built during the reign of Sayyid Saeed bin Sultan in 1845.


The Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum is also one of the most prominent national museums, which displays among its flanks and corridors the ancient military heritage of the Sultanate and a great cultural legacy and what is included in the immortal Omani military history. The museum also contains a number of weapons, photos, documents, manuscripts and historical models of the Omani heritage, indicating the various architectural arts in the castle of Bayt Al Falaj – ONA

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