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Museum of Islamic Art

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
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All reviews beautiful building gift shop free entrance the ground floor on display amazing architecture worth a visit doha skyline mia park modern architecture couple of hours few hours west bay visiting doha great place to visit exhibits pei
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Reviewed yesterday

Only able to spend 1.5 hours here, but wished we could have spent double that time. Admission is free, but in most places this quality of museum would have warranted a significant admission fee. Absolutely beautiful setting, architecture, exhibits, with everything executed at the highest...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rob E
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Museum of Islamic Art features a top notch collection in a stunning building, designed by the famous Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei. Entrance is free and it is in itself worth the cost of a trip to Doha! (Or maybe a stopover when travelling on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture encapsulates a collection of beautiful objects...telling the story of a very rich cultural history. Richly decorated pots and cups - intricately woven carpets and some stunning gold jewellery. But my favourite of all was the collection of stunning ancient glass vessels. All surrounded...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AlextripleA
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to spent time to know the rich history of a country. Gorgeous building stunning views. nice architecture

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Saikat B
Reviewed 4 days ago

As you approach the building there is a wonderful palm tree lined view for the bottom of the driveway. We spent a day here and enjoyed it. The exhibits are well spaced and interesting to read about. The museum is situated on the waterfront so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank orpmum
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This beautiful building housed an equally amazing exhibition of Islamic art and history. It was just right, not too lengthy and some wonderful models of Islamic architecture around the world. Once can cover this in an hour to 3 hours depending on one’s level of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kausere
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you only have a short time in Doha, this is one of the places you need to visit. The building is beautiful and there is an amazing view of the city skyline as well. Entry is free and the pieces are very nicely displayed....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barbiedoll55
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Museum of islamic art has excellent architecture, and very good collection related to islamic history and great Sea view. Entry is free, have lot of fun.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Samad87
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The MIA (Museum of Islamic Art) is a gem because once you are inside the museum you get astonished by the architecture and design and extraordinary exhibitions. There is a coffee shop with super nice view of Doha, also a souvenir shop with very nice...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Star201080
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were not in Doha for too long but am extremely glad that we made time to see this museum. The architecture itself is stunning and the displays are exceptional. I learned a lot that day and gained a better understanding of the region.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Sightseer65477332134
November 2, 2018|
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Response from MrMoreira | Reviewed this property |
Contact the museum directly. King regards.
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May 6, 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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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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