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Museum of Islamic Art

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Address: | Corniche, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number:
+974 4422 4444
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Today
14:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
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
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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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World class museum

Carefully and cleverly selected exhibition capturing the concepts of Islamic Art across the centuries and the region. Impressive, memorable visit. Allow 2- 3 hours.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Carefully and cleverly selected exhibition capturing the concepts of Islamic Art across the centuries and the region. Impressive, memorable visit. Allow 2- 3 hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

opportunity to see olden history of Islamic and middle east culture. located near beach and along with big family park aside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really interesting artefacts from around the Islamic world from Spain in the west to China in the east. Fascinating collection of ceramics, glass, wood, metal and stonework. Definitely worth a visit and great to see Mohammed Ali exhibits on the top floor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A definite must see in Doha because the architecture is stunning and the collection is beautiful. It's free and offers great views and a nice cafe and gift shop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting museum with a range of interesting artifacts. What I found also impressive is the architecture of the museum itself, as well as its view towards west bay and the MIA park. Walking distance to souq waqif - worth a visit when in Doha!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A nicely multistory constructed museum with different exhibition halls. Qatar don't have long history but this museum has thing in display from around the world. It has good collection of historical jewelry and swords. Some informative sessions are also being arranged time to time. Can enjoy nice dining in cafes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An interesting collection of Islamic art from all over the world. Housed in an magnificent building with a small café.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The MIA is a stunning building filled with gorgeous artefacts from the Islamic world. Metalware, ceramics, pottery, weapons, jewellery and more. It's great to see that the old stuff still has value in such a new city. Weirdly, they also have a small exhibition on Muhammad Ali, including the gloves he and Sonny Liston wore for their epic 1965 battle.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful from inside, even though it's not very appealing from outside.Spread in 4 floors you can gather information about ancient Islam culture and facts.Recommended to every travellers to Doha.Entry is free of cost and they closes by 1730 LT.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The imagination, energy, skill and money required to build the Museum of Islamic Art must have been staggering but the end result was well worth it. It is one of the great museums of the world. The Museum's art is beautifully displayed and easy to follow. The layout is logical and symmetrical and I felt more energized after 1 1/2... More 

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