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Here is some information on many aspects that might be of interest to the visitor. Sometimes no enough details provided except for the phone numbers through which you can ask directly for more information on whatever you are looking for.Cinemas [cinemas list, Movies in Town

Please note that phone numbers, web sites, and names may changes without notice

 

  • Bahja Cinerma, Seeb, Phone : 540856

  • Ruwi Cinema, Ruwi , Phone : 780380 / 701564

  • Al Nasr Cinema, Ruwi , Phone : 7731358

  • Al Shatti Plaza, Qurum, Phone : 692656

  • Star Cinema, CBD Area, Phone : 791641 / 600100 / 792360

Drama Groups
Muscat Amateur Theatre - 262511, 613623. All are welcome on Tue evening meetings in the Mutrah Hotel. Also deveoping theatre for children's entertainment.

Guides and Scouts

Health Clubs
Al Bustan Palace Hotel - 799666
Al Falaj Health Club - 702311
Al Inshirah Pool Club - 799666
Al Majan Swimming Pool - 592900
Al Malatan Club - 601570
Al Ons - 605436
A'Sawadi Beach Resort - 895545
Gulf Hotel - 560100
Jazzercise, Al-Harthy - 560296
Muscat Holiday Inn - 697123
Muscat Inter.Con - 600500
Qurum Beach resort - 605996
Salalah Holiday Inn - 235333
Seeb Novotel - 510300
Sheraton Oman Hotel - 799899
Sohar Beach Hotel - 843701
    List of Health Clubs
History
Historical Association of Oman
The Villa # 347, Al Inshirah Street, Medinat Al Sultan Qaboos - 697264. Regular lectures, films, and field trips of historical and cultural interest to various locations in Oman.
Horticulture
Horticultural Association of Oman. Chairman: Ali Al-Abdullatif - 797252/795772
    Also, Oman Flora 
Libraries
Bibliotheque Francaise - 604230. French Embassy Bldg. Free membership.
Hours Sat-Wed 4pm-7pm, Tue 9am-12am.
Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry - 707674 ext. 314.
Subjects: Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Commercial, Industrial and Trade Directories. Arabic/English. Greater Mutrah. Hours: Sat-Wed 7:30am-2pm.
Public Technical Libraries - 673111, fax 561596.
Mina Al Fahal. Science, engineering, computing, art, music, sport. Hrs: Sat-Wed 10am-1:30pm, 4:30pm-9pm; Thr. 9am-1pm.
United States Information Service - 698989
US Embassy Bldg. Membership free. Hours: Sat-Wed 10:30am-4:30pm
Music Groups
Cantamus - 693248. Tues. evenings 7:30-9pm. American British Academy.
Muscat Singers - 677409. At the British School.
RAH Chamber Music Ensemble - 564150. The ensemble meets on the first Sunday of the month.
National Groups
Caledonian Society - 697839, Andrea.
Grant Bucham, Chieftain. Acottish country dancing every Sunday at the British School at 8pm.
Indian Club Muscat - 707009, Dr Satish Nambiar.
The club is focus for Indians resident in Oman, with a bust sports and social calender.
    Also Outpost >> Oman : Sur : , Raskrabbel (Dutch News in Oman), Oman-German Association, Anglo-Oman Society, Holland Committee Oman
Nurseries
Abu Adnan Nursery - 605704
Al Shumus Nursery - 561871
American British Academy - 603646
Gulf Institute nursery - 796321
Indian School Muscat 711117
Muscat Private School - 565550
NTI Montessori's - 604512
Tenderbuds Nursery - 595737
The British School - 600842
The Indian nursery - 605662
Post OfficesMinistry of CommunicationsPostal rates to all except GCC countries are the same.Airmail: 10g (one sheet of paper and envelop)200 bz; up to 20g 350bz; 20-50g RO1; 50-100g RO1,800; 500-1kg RO12.
Al-Harthy Complex - 563534
7:30am-2:30pm; 7pm-9pm
Hamriya - 708584
7:30am-9pm
Medinat Al Sultan Qaboos - 697083
8am-2pm
Mina Al Fahal - 565465
Muscat - 738547
Ruwi - 701651
Seeb - 519922
Sultan Qaboos University Campus - 513333 ext. 3161
Telephone Services
Directory Enquiries
National - 198
International - 143
International Operator - 195
Electricity
(24hr-power cuts)
Muscat, Mutrah - 714300
Ruwi - 701821
Salalah - 290211
Water
Muscat, Mutrah - 795775
Ruwi - 702732
Salalah - 290222
Oman Telecommunications Company
Radio Service
BBC World Service
English Broadcasts 15575 kHz
Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society - 600407, Abdul Razak
Sultanate of Oman FM Services, Oman Arabic Radio
Broadcasts daily from 7am-10pm. 90.4 FM in Muscat
Schools and Colleges
The American International School
American British Academy - Al Khuwair - 603646
British School , Medinat Qaboos - 600842
Muscat Private School, Qurm - 560953
Indian central School, Darsait - 707567
The Sultan's School, Nr Seeb - 536777
Pakistan College, Ruwi - 702489
Ecole Francaise Elf Aquitaine Oman, Medinat Qaboos - 601007
      Rylands Lyceum Secondary education for Dutch speaking children abroad.
The Indian School, Muscat. 
 
Sultan Qaboos University
College of Administrative Sciences
      Caledonian College of Engineering
Ministry of Education | Ministry of Higher Education
Women's Groups
American Women Group
contact: Sara Cooner, president - 601968; Rachaell, membership - 591311
International Women's Registrar - 677033
Omani Women's Association - 602800
Women's Guild in Oman Karen Casemore 24510784
Worship
Catholic Church of Saints Peter & Paul, Ruwi.
Rev. Father Augustine Anato - 701893
The Church of the Good Shepherd of the Protestant Church in Oman, Ghala.
Rev. Martin Weitz - 702372/692464
Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Ghala.
Rev. Father Barnabus Maddii - 590373
Muscat Chapel
Fri 8:15am Mutrah Brethren Church School; 10am Ruwi Brethren Sunday School; Sun 7:30pm Muscat Brethren.
Mutrah Chapel - 736315
Pentecostal Mission, Andhra Christian Church, Brethren Assembly; Christian Youth Fellowship, Gospel Church.
The Protestant Church in Oman, Ruwi - 702372/607257
Salalah Christian Center, Roman Catholic Masses - 235727
English speaking congregation of The Protestant Church Oman
Pastor Ken Crummack - 235677
Shiva and Bajrangbali Temple Muscat - 737311
Shree Govindrayji Temple - 798548/798546
Shree Ganesh and Devi Kalaka Temples - 798548/798546
Tamil Full Gospel Church of the Protestant Church Oman
Rev. David Gurudoss - 700484. Worship in Tamil and English languages; every Wed 8pm and Friday noon.

Wildlife

Oman Bird Group - 605400
    Refrences , Birding Arabia - Birds of Oman
Writer's Circle - 602973
Every other Monday night.
EMERGENCY NUMBERS
Emergency and Services: Capital Area
Fire - 9999
Police - 24560099
Al Nahdha Hospital - 707800
Khoula Hospital - 563625
Muscat Hospital - 738036
Royal Hospital - 592888
Emergency Services: Salalah
Fire - 9999
Police - 24290099
Medical and Dental Centers
Al Massaraat - 566435; Al Muthana Physiotherapy Center - 684046; Gulf Medical Center - 564639; Hatat House Polyclinic - 563641; Harub Dental Clinic - 563814; Lama Polyclinic - 707566; Medident - 600668; Qurum Medical Center - 562198
Museums (info)
The Children's Museum - 605368/605369
Al Sarooj, Shattti Al Qurm. Easily identfied from the highway (look for two large domes). Entrance free.
Hours:Sat-Wed 8am-2pm; Thu 9am-1pm.
Marine Science and Fisheries Center - 740063
Between the Al Bustan Palace Hotel and the Capital Yacht Club.
Hrs: Sat-Thu 7am-2pm, Mon 4pm-8pm.
National Meusem - 701289
Collection of jewelery, regional costume, weapons and pots. Located near Abdulridha Mosque-Ruwi.
Hrs: Sat-Wed 8am-2pm.
National History Museum - 605400
Housed within the Minstry of National Heritage and Culture.
Hrs: Sat-Wed 8am-2pm; thu 9am-1pm; Fri & Sun 4pm-7pm.
Oman Museum - 600946
Medinat Al Alam (Information City) near Ministry of Information.
Hrs:Sat-Wed 7:30am-2pm.
Omani-French Museum - 736613
Located at old Muscat in Bait Fransa.
Hrs: Sat-Wed 8:30am-1:30pm. Entrance free.
Salalah Museum - 294549
Collection of local artefactsnand costumes.
Hrs: Sat-Wed 7:30am-2:30pm. Entrance free.
The Sultan's Armed Forces Museum - 312648
Bait Al Falaj, Ruwi.
Hrs: Sun-Thu. 730am-1:30pm. Entrance 500bz.
Nightclubs (info)
Copacabana (Grand Hyatt - Muscat) - 602888
Al Hamra, Al Bustan Palace Hotel - 799666
Saba Nightclub, Sheraton Oman Hotel - 7999899
Sometime Piano Bar, Muscat Holiday Inn - 697123
Sur Night Club, Inter.Con. Hotel - 600500
Public Telephones
Public telephone use prepaid phone cards. Cards are available from filling stations, supermarkets and some smaller shops in various units up to RO 5. Also, OmanTel

 

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