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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
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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

Beautiful very well done museum- enjoyed what we saw and the building is amazing. Did not realize until later and our taxi driver pointed out that the top of the building looks like a woman's burka hood.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sonjah262
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely love the Museum of Islamic Art and the Park. Great to visit, amazing exhibition rooms, beautiful building with great outside spaces, fantastic shop and lovely coffee space. Visiting the museum is free of charge. The MIA Park is also lovely, great for picnics,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank samwhayjen s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Designed by IM Pei the building itself is worthy of a visit. Constantly changing collections keep it current and warrant annual revisits in addition to an excellent permanent collection. New news is that tourists will be charged a nominal entrance fee of QAR 50 per...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank VermeulenTravels
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit both for the contents as well as the architecture of the building. In addition to the exhibits there is a cafe with great views across the bay.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alldon
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a really nice museum. Architecture is impressive and exhibitions as well. The collections are very interesting and well presented. The entrance is free. You will appreciate in nice walk in the park after your visit with nice playgrounds for kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank virjam
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a beautifully designed meuseum. Very modern. The collection showcased there is wonderful and from a wide range. very informative.

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

Beautiful building in a picturesque setting would be enough for the visit . However the interior design and the interesting artefacts not only Islamic but those showcasing Islamic influence on the outside world make this a wonderful 2-3 hour visit. Longer if you have time...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kawa47
Reviewed 6 days ago

Can see a variety of islamic antique collections from various parts of world. Can understand about Qatar old livings. It includes a beautiful park and a library. A quiet and calm area for families for time pass..

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pratheeshk37
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing collection of beautiful Islamic ceramics, jewellery and artefacts. Very well displayed and organised. Visited on a Friday and will be going again. An easy walk from Souq Waqif.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martin2359
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an impressive approach. Either up a palm tree lined walkway or driving up the slope beside a gently running waterfall. Once inside the grandeur of the modern architecture takes your breath away. However, the real treasures lie in the rooms around the central atrium....More

Date of experience: March 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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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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