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Museum of Islamic Art

| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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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 continents and dating from the 7th to the 19th century. Entry to the museum is FREE.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“free entrance” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
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"beautiful building"
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"free entrance"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing museum, very good ancient weapons exhibit and a good place to have coffee and relax also. Recommend.

Thank Vojin J
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Astounding modern architecture housing exquisite ancient artifacts. I loved everything about the place: the location in the sea, the architecture from outside and inside, the art exhibits. Really amazing! I recommend taking your time touring the exhibits and read about the displayed artifacts. A guided...More

Thank AnnaK_Beirut
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is great. It will show the true history of qatar an some more. It has a park besides it and is perfect for family bonding. Surrly we a great place to visit

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The building is spectacular enough but once you are inside, there is enough to keep you busy for a few hours. I like musuems but usually tend to get a bit bored looking at bits of cermanics... This place however, was incredible. I saw everything...More

Thank Shari F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice museum and very big with great designs and culture. Good to visit ones and enjoy the views there

Thank BÕHani I
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A must visit in Doha. The museum and the surroundings will give you an insight to Arabic, especially Qatari culture.

Thank Dinesh C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolute must see in Doha! The building it self is magnificent let alone the artwork! Fine dining restaurant also superb. Remember to also visit MIA park cafe little further away!

Thank Salla H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The visit in the Islamic Museum is fun and educational as well. It is good for family bonding and learning.

Thank Maria Teresa A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Despite checking on the website and assurances that the Museum was open, when I arrived at 1.30pm I was told it was closing. The staff would not let me into the foyer even for a brief look at the building. Their customer service leaves a...More

Thank Robert100
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The lunch in the main restaurant is superbe! The building is very impressive and the view great! Went there several times and it was a wonderful experience! And a must to see an exposition as well

Thank smitskamp2018
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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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January 6, 2018|
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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
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