In Omani Waters

Whale Hall, Oman Natural History Museum

The skeleton of a 13-metre long sperm whale is the central feature of the Whale Hall, a permanent exhibition in the Natural History Museum of Oman.

​Graphics elements and interactive displays explore the seas around Oman and inform visitors about the lifecycle and behaviour of marine mammals native to Omani waters.

Project type

Museum

Scope of works

  • Interpretative Planning
  • Exhibition Design and Creative Direction
  • Graphic Design
  • Construction Management

Scale

200m2

Location

Muscat, Oman

Programme

1985

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‘‘The Whale Hall has enhanced the Natural History Museum and gives a lasting impression of Oman’s rich whale and dolphin heritage.’’

MIchael Gallagher
Curator, Natural History Museum, Oman