Oil Museum and first oil well

Oil Museum and first oil well

Oil Museum and first oil well
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Abovetheclouds
2,496 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
The museum was closed. We only managed to see the well. Worth visiting but maybe check the opening times of the museum. If you just go and see the well, you need literally 5 minutes.
Written 30 March 2024
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Megha B
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates178 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Interesting place to see. There are many drilling stations in open that is a rare sight. The museum was closed. Near to Jebel Dukhan- the highest point of Baharin.
Written 30 January 2024
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Anand Sethi
Hong Kong, China116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
Oil was discovered in Bahrain in the early 70’s and has been drilling on a 10 kilometre desert stretch in the open. The country has reserves to feed the world for the next two hundred years……The exhibition is close to public but you can see outside there is a well where oil was first discovered and it is a must visit and photo taking site…..
Written 31 December 2023
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Jtjkz
Malmö, Sweden421 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
Interesting spot. The well itself was the first to discover oil in Bahrain but the entire area is still actively in operation after more than 90 years.
Written 6 March 2023
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Douglas M
Mount Vernon, ME639 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
The museum was closed but it was interesting to learn that the first discovery well, No. 1, struck oil in 1932.
Written 24 November 2022
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gazzamuppet
Farnham, UK450 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Went on a day trip. The first oil well doesn't have much to see, a bit of pipe. The museuem wasn't open. Apprantly it is by appointment only and very rarely opens. Bit of a shame.
Written 7 October 2019
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Graham0709
Newcastle, Australia155 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
This museum in the middle of Bahrain is difficult to locate but well worth the effort...no pun intended!!!
You will see and learn that oil was first discovered in the Middle east in BAHRAIN...a little known fact.
Before you go, just check that it is open and the daily timing.
Written 16 July 2019
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ZinamonKveen
Colombo, Sri Lanka792 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
The oil museum was closed at the time of my visit so I was only able to see the oil well. Interesting to see the first oil well in the region.
Written 1 April 2019
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Zuhair Baba
Manama, Bahrain67 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018 • Friends
It is very informative about Oil and the history about how the oil industry started in Bahrain. You can enjoy the ride of almost 40km from Manama.
Written 28 March 2019
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mohameddanish
Manama, Bahrain68 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
visiting the OM will give you a wholistic view of the history of oil in Bahrain from day one that the first oil well has been struck todade. you will be ablle to see all kind of material used and very old photos of the wells and administration offices etc... I stronglly recommend you to visit.
Written 13 February 2019
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