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Museum of Islamic Art

| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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Set in the MIA Park on the Doha waterfront, the museum building stands out as an architectural gem. Once inside, you will see masterpieces of Islamic art, including metalwork, ceramics, jewellery, woodwork, textiles and glass, collected from three continents and dating from the 7th to the 19th century. Entry to the museum is FREE.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“free entrance” (44 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
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"beautiful building"
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"gift shop"
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"free entrance"
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"the ground floor"
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"on display"
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"amazing architecture"
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"turkey"
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"doha skyline"
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"mia park"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spectacular interior & outdoor view. Very selective and great collections were put on display. Was free entrance by the time we arrived..staff were polite..will appreciate for those people who were there for selfies to lower down their voice.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stunning architecture, lovely fountains, beautifully exhibited items. Stunning view of West Bay and the Corniche. A must for coffee and tea. Saw the Philharmonic here, for free, an unforgettable, joyful concert. The building is awe inspiring. Just go to experience this beautiful place, words don't...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this museum. They have exhibitions for Arabic culture and traditions of Qatar, as well as they always have changing modern art shows, so you will never be bored there. There is amazing coffee shop with the view and souvenir place as well. Spend...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see in Doha. The exhibition is pretty impresive and the arhitecture of the place even more so. It gives an amazing view of the skyline and if you walk around the main building, the view of the sea is stunning (although...More

Thank Claudia C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our time in Doha was in Ramadan so many businesses closed. Museum of Islamic art was open which was great. Free entry and air conditioned. Friendly staff. Floors of ancient and beautiful pieces including glass, ceramic, rugs, silver and books. Great gift shop. Restaurant not...More

Thank Rosemary B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum has many pieces from different eras and areas around the world. Masterpieces from India to Ottoman are placed categorically. Spent 1/2 hours for going through all the arts. Would be much better if there were guides or audio guides for tourists

Thank Ashish K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing architecture and good collection of islamic art. A must go with the family and friends......

Thank rstallion
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Reviewed 1 week ago

worth a look. artifacts from around the world- muslim countries, dating back 1000years ago. free entry. good air conditioning out of the sun

Thank dandanguitarman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent and extensive collection of Islamic artefacts. Provides information and history of Islam. Well displayed items in beautiful building

Thank Pmas1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing this is really great place to share to everyone muslim or not muslim will enjoy knowing the ISLAMIC history. Thank you to Shaika Mooza and the royal family for sharing this to the people of Qatar . I am very proud...More

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vbnet
7 May 2018|
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Response from Levitrier07300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they are. I noticed a number of people taking photographs and there were no signs saying no photography. Everyone today has phones that act as cameras anyway, so I imagine it would be difficult to prevent... More
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5 May 2018|
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Response from nav010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, fully family friendly with lifts to all floors. Nothing is a hassle.
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7 January 2018|
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Response from Janev_Australia | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does your marital status have to do with visiting a museum? It is not a pick up joint. Just saying
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