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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.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During Ramadan I wanted to see the exibition. I checked the website for opening hours and it gave me both opening hours AND Ramadan timing. Also the website said the car park is closed due to maintenance. However, both timings told me its open between...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is in an impressive, very clean building and contains typical Islamic art (carpets, tools, etc). The restaurant is way over-priced. Even the sandwich bar on the ground floor sells a small water bottle for 12 Riyals.

Thank W_H_Can
Reviewed 6 days ago

You will first be very impressed by the building itself, and its position along the waterfront. Inside the museum is open and welcoming. It is easy to make your own path through the various exhibitions. The gift shop is small but has unique items for...More

1  Thank Travelin_JC
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great artifacts, amazing arts and design for different traditions and cultures. Well secured and easy access too by public transportation. Good for families and groups traveling too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visiting exhibits tend to be very worthwhile to see (it was the Terracotta warriors when we went) however all the other floors had worthwhile exhibits to view. They tend to be a bit same-same as you go around so maybe no more than an...More

Thank Grant_McIntosh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to hang out and get more insights on the Islamic art. Unfortunately the exhibitions are too small and the expectations were higher!

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is comprehensive and very interesting and has many exhibits. The architecture is amazing. However the best feature in my opinion is the photograph opportunity you can take from the piazza of the museum looking towards West Bay. Simply the best view in Doha.

Thank relee96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully situated, the style and design of the building is superb. The installations are carefully chosen to show them at their best. Worth a visit to see the breathtaking number of exhibits.

1  Thank Aguila438
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly well-curated museum located in a modern building overlooking a Doha harbor. The museum has a large collection of Islamic art across ages including Andalusia, India and Ottoman Empire. Very impressive collection as well as a great chance to expand one's knowledge about Islamic art,...More

2  Thank SonerTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from the museum. It's the middle of Ramadan and the museum is open Saturday to Thursday from 8 pm to midnight. This is clearly stated on their website. I loved the museum exhibits but I have marked the review down due...More

2  Thank Longton
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Phyo M
How much entrance fees?
10 May 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
This beautiful museum has no entrance fee Enjoy
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Is there somewhere secure to leave our travel bags while we look around the museum?
24 April 2017|
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Response from PrashantAU | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any locker facility but you can ask the Museum reception to look after your belongings.
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Soha S
is the musuem child friendly? i have a 3 month old , would a stroller be allowed inside?
30 January 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
HI There is lots of room for a stroller and easy access Enjoy your visit
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