Latest news from the Jewel of Muscat

  • 8th October 2013
    An exact model replica of Jewel of Muscat has arrived in Paris to be displayed at the Oman and the Sea exhibition. The model of Jewel will be one of the star attractions at the special exhibition at the French National Maritime Museum which opens on October 16th and runs to January 5th 2014.
  • The model of Jewel emerges from her packing case in Paris
    Oman's Maritime history on show in Paris

    The story of Oman's 5,000 year-old maritime heritage will be revealed in a fascinating exhibition to be staged at the French National Maritime Museum in Paris.
    A perfect model of the Jewel of Muscat will be among the exhibits at the exhibition in the heart of Paris. The model has now been unpacked from its shipping case and will soon be installed in a special gallery at the museum along with a wide range of other items which tell the story of Oman's long relationship with the sea.
    From the earliest Bronze Age boats that sailed from the coast of Oman to the high tech racing trimarans of Oman Sail, the intriguing story of Oman and the Sea looks set to win the hearts of minds of the public in the French capital.


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Jewel of Muscat

Jewel of Muscat has completed her voyage from Oman to Singapore where she is to be handed over to the people of Singapore as a gift from Oman.


Jewel in Singapore

Up to a million people a year are expected to visit Jewel in her new home, the Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium at the heart of Sentosa Resorts world.

The Museum was opened by H.E Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Albusaidi Secretary General of Oman's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Goh Chok Tong, Emeritus Senior Minister of Singapore in a ceremony.

Jewel is displayed on two floors of the high tech museum so that visitors can view both her deck and her unique sewn hull.