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Museum of Islamic Art

Closed 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
| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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All reviews beautiful building gift shop free entrance the ground floor on display amazing architecture turkey worth a visit doha skyline mia park couple of hours west bay visiting doha exhibits pei atrium iran
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love culture and everything that surrounds and reminds me of it. The whole journey from 3rd floor to the ground floor was amazing. You will literally be blown away with it's back in the days/era vessels to tiny perfume bottles and everything that Dubai...More

Thank Harriet11C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful building by Pritzker Prize winning architect I. M. Pei, a Chinese American architect who also designed the glass dome outside the Louvre. Exquisite ancient artworks and pottery.

Thank Nadja S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Never could we imagine the beauty of this architectural gem! This museum is magnificent and free! Love, love, loved it.

Thank sjm4oh1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A good way to spend a few hours gaining an appreciation for the regional culture. The view along the water is amazing.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited here in October and it is an impressive building and is full of interesting exhibits. There was an impressive foyer with a cafe/coffee area. Highly recommended.

Thank Gow
Reviewed 3 days ago

The architecture is something else with outdoor fountains and great views. The rooms have country themes which is a nice set out. The cafe does awesome food. The collection is interesting if this is your thing and even if not. Definitely a place to go...More

Thank PS3108
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited MIA during our visit in October, it's a beautiful looking building and houses some amazing pieces of art and cultural pieces. it's a great place to visit during the hottest part of the day! The reflection pools between the main building and the...More

Thank Jayshree N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful collection, fantastic architecture and great views! a must visit!! If you get the chance the monthly concerts in the library are spectacular!

Thank coopston
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum, like many buildings in Doha, has amazing architecture. The collection was full of beautiful things, though I feel that someone with more knowledge of Islamic art would have gotten more out of it than I did. They had a collection of astrolabes which...More

Thank travelinari
Reviewed 4 days ago

We'd heard good things & weren't disappointed. On a hot day it is refreshingly cool inside. And free! Free is always good. The building architecture is interesting both inside & outside. It was interesting to see a great range of ceramics, fabrics, manuscripts, metalwork, glasswork...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
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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
May 5, 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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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