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Museum of Islamic Art

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Address: | Corniche, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4422 4444
12:00 - 20:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 10:30 - 17:30
Wed 10:30 - 17:30
Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri 14:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Set in the MIA Park on the Doha waterfront, the museum building stands out...

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.

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amazing and so relaxing . Try the selection of greens at ground floor. Chinese exhibition is until january . Dont miss it .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In term of architecture design and the amount spend to get all the historical remains, Qatar has done a great job, however, it does not reflect its name. The management have failed to keep up to the title, and I honestly left confused, was that a museum of "Islamic Art"!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

amazing and so relaxing . Try the selection of greens at ground floor. Chinese exhibition is until january . Dont miss it .

Thank seasunstar
Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A unique and authentic experience lander landmark in Doha. Both the museum and the park are a great family destination

Thank Moody3000
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved the Islamic Art Museum. It was beautiful outside on the water and inside was just as amazing. The architecture is so modern and clever. The displays were great, and they had two exhibitions. One was a few Terracotta Warriors from China, which were so interesting and then other an amazing collections of Mohammed Ali memorabilia and pictures. They... More 

Thank Dawn S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only had an hour, due to the demands of my work. i hope to have at least a few hours at my next visit to Doha. Amazing place. Absolutely beautiful.

Thank Markey2
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building is just awe inspiring, I couldn't stop taking photos! The artwork spans across approximately 1400 years, and across a number of countries - it was interesting to learn that Islamic Artwork is usually "things" as opposed to Western artwork on canvas or through sculpture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What splendid architecture! This place is so beautiful, very well done. I am not sure who is the architecture but, as I have heard some famous old architecture and the entrance itself is so beautiful. Once you reach the museum it gives you a splendid view of the Doha skyline. Perfect place to take snaps. and then inside the kind... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent a pleasurable hour and half ( not long enough ) wondering through this museum. It has an amazing collection of pieces from ancient quran's to beautiful pieces of jewellery. I could have spend so much longer here at present they are hosting a Mohamad Ali exhibt ..... make sure you don't rush your visit here

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This jaw-dropping architecture houses a very large collection of Islamic art. Each item is beautifully displayed in the glass case. Whether or to you are an art lover, I guess it is worth visiting here. As it is so huge, you just need to plan which floors to see, or need to take time to see all. It is a... More 

Thank Mariko S
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great museum, very well stocked with numerous antiques and historical pieces, good coffee shop as well and restaurant at the ground floor to rest.

Thank Gatch69

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