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Oman museum visitors soar by 23 per cent

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Oman’s various museums in 2017 saw a 23 per cent rise in visitors at 500,363 compared to 2016, according to the National Center for Statistics and Information.

The Land of Frankincense museum topped the list with 103,770 visitors followed by Bait al Zubair Museum with 93,487 visitors and The National Museum with 75,686 visitors, Oman Observer reported.

Oman will participate in the celebration of World Museum Day on Friday.

It is celebrated on May 18 every year to draw attention to the importance of museums and their cultural role.