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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
| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 25, 2012

This museum showcases a selection of Islamic artifacts which are both ancient and historically significant. They are keen on collecting, protecting, preserving and interpreting historic sites, monuments and artifacts.They also host educational and community activities to develop and foster an understanding and appreciation for Islamic...More

8  Thank Rajesh N
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

As the number one attraction in Doha and costing $500 mill to build I had great expectations. I was looking forward to learning more about the Islamic culture. While building is very impressive, spacious and opulent that is where it ends Items on display from...More

5  Thank NItraveller15
MIA_Qatar, Management at Museum of Islamic Art, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2016

The vast majority of our visitors enjoy their visit to the Museum of Islamic Art, so we are sorry to hear of your disappointment after visiting the museum. It is not a museum about Islamic culture or Qatar, but about art from across the Islamic...More

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All reviews beautiful building gift shop free entrance the ground floor on display amazing architecture worth a visit turkey doha skyline mia park couple of hours west bay few hours visiting doha exhibits pei atrium
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Reviewed yesterday

I visit this place and the garden area almost all weekends... It's good and quite place. People should visit the place and explore it I love the collection displayed in museums

Thank Vaishali R
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is in an amazing location with views over the corniche, the souk and the city. The architecture is absolutely stunning, it almost steals the show from the amazing collection of artefacts in it. Unfortunately we could only spend a couple of hours visiting,...More

Thank T K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free entry and covers Islamic antiques but very little Qatari history. Worth a look but no more than an hour or two.

Thank Ian743
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a Friday and it was packed. The museum was ok but not amazing. The art didn’t feel like art either.

Thank Q3402XBsandram
Reviewed 4 days ago

This a great place to spend your evening, entrance is free, Great place to enjoy your evening with your family

Thank chmsameera
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth a visit if you are visiting Doha. We had a nice walk along the Cornice with amazing views! Had a bite to eat and a coffee at the MIA cafe and then went around the museum.

Thank Mohammed K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and interesting exhibits in a fine building. We were dropped off to wander the floors. Took a bit over an hour to wander the exhibits- so relatively short. But amazing exhibits are definitely worth a visit.

Thank Alison j
Reviewed 5 days ago

An absolute "must"! The building is its own piece of art. And the exhibitions and all the items and histories in this house is something you could wish everyone could take part of. A well spent visit that learned us a lot about our common...More

Thank SusanneM906
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Huge but beautiful architecture in the building, museum full of treasures from other countries, helpful and nice guides, placed by the sea.

Thank marjaraisa
Reviewed 6 days ago

Please go and see the beauty of Doha in day & night or whenever you want. There are cafe's and restaurants inside the park and it's beautifully designed with the shape of car and ship,etc.

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November 2, 2018|
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Response from MrMoreira | Reviewed this property |
Contact the museum directly. King regards.
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.