Challenging times

Challenging times

The Bait ar Rudaydah was selected as the new museum of Historic Arms in 2004. The small arms museum in one tower at Nakhal Castle set up by Dr Roads in 2001- 2002 and which was opened by HE Maqbul Bin Ali Bin Sultan. The museum was judged to be a great success and the...

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Smelting, Blueing and Sampling

Smelting, Blueing and Sampling

The creation of the displays in the Bait ar Rudaydah involved much exact and detailed replication of past processes some of which were so toxic that alternatives had to be found. 19th Century craftsmen had no idea how dangerous the fumes were from molten lead and...

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