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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 west bay few hours visiting doha great place to visit exhibits pei
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Reviewed yesterday

Incredible architecture and views- especially at dusk. Nice collection of artefacts as well to browse for a few hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laurafed123
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A beautiful Museum building and a good place to learn about Islamic culture and art. Beautiful view across the bay from the Museum building.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rahman S
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit and also really good cafe on the ground floor and not a bad chef up top. Nice way to spend a few hours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LoftusroadW12
Reviewed yesterday

Interior architecture and decor are worth tne visit totjis museum but,in addition the art and artefacts are beautifully displayed and extremely well curated.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can still not imagine that I could visit such a precious place for free! That's a real treasure, with priceless archeological pieces. A nice trip into Islamic art. Really great!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Papy N
Reviewed 3 days ago

A terrific way to experience and learn Islamic culture, spread over several floors with many rooms dedicated to an era all with English text . Modern A/C building with space and balconies nice views across the water, very relaxing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank QueenslandTommy
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice museum where is possible to spend 4 to 5 hours learning about the Islamic culture heritage. There was no entry fee and the staff will provide a shawl if they see that the ladies dressing is not appropriate. The museum gardens and the West...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Skyturtle64
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Museum of Islamic Art was modern, interesting and has English descriptions. I liked how it was separated into time periods and you could see gradual change in the art over time.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eveeldon
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very nice building right located right on the water close to the port. It has a nice park outside too. The building is big and they have a restaurant or coffee shop inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tripplanner001
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum is a beautiful modern building. Everything was well displayed, labelled and accessed. There is a very nice cafeteria which overlooks the bay, very light and airy. Service was very efficient and decently priced. Very well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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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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