Travel with Children

Muscat is a safe and friendly city with a few attractions for children. Most malls have a themed amusement centre, typically open between 10am and 10pm, and costing from around 350 baisa per ride or OR3 entry.

  • Children’s Museum Well-signposted domed building with lots of hands-on science displays. Free for children under seven.
  • Ice Skating A good way to beat the summer heat. Sessions last 90 minutes. Women-only sessions on Monday from 9am to 6pm.
  • Marah Land Set inside the attractively landscaped Qurm Park, this funfair with Ferris wheel is a local favourite.
  • Oman Avenues Mall One of Muscat's most popular malls comes with 150 shops, a large food court open until 1am at weekends and Funtazmo World for kids.