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Museum of Islamic Art

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Address: | Corniche, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4422 4444
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14:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:30 - 17:30
Wed 10:30 - 17:30
Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri 14:00 - 20:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Set in the MIA Park on the Doha waterfront, the museum building stands out...

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 interesting and beautiful insight into 1400 years of culture and arts from the regions of Muslims influence. Ypu learn how there is not ONE direction, but how this culture's... read more

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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Very interesting and beautiful insight into 1400 years of culture and arts from the regions of Muslims influence. Ypu learn how there is not ONE direction, but how this culture's and religion's culture always has been highly affected by any given region. Only thing missing is a stronger indepth into the regions of the Turks (thus, including southern Balkan, where... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum is constructed in a picturesque location. Shape of the building itself is noteworthy. It is indeed a different view. It offers a small eatery within the building as well. All the artefacts are well distributed and the building is spacious. It has got quite a good collection and we were fascinated by the jewellery and the construction.

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The museum in itself is a good place to visit to enjoy the architecture of its own as designed by Piet, the same designer of the louvre pyramids Inside there is a very pleasant cafe where you can enjoy a fascinating view of the westbay while having ur cup of coffee or light snacks The artifacts are not so special... More 

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In term of architecture design and the amount spend to get all the historical remains, Qatar has done a great job, however, it does not reflect its name. The management have failed to keep up to the title, and I honestly left confused, was that a museum of "Islamic Art"!!

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Thank Ahmed J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

amazing and so relaxing . Try the selection of greens at ground floor. Chinese exhibition is until january . Dont miss it .

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Doha, Qatar
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A unique and authentic experience lander landmark in Doha. Both the museum and the park are a great family destination

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved the Islamic Art Museum. It was beautiful outside on the water and inside was just as amazing. The architecture is so modern and clever. The displays were great, and they had two exhibitions. One was a few Terracotta Warriors from China, which were so interesting and then other an amazing collections of Mohammed Ali memorabilia and pictures. They... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I only had an hour, due to the demands of my work. i hope to have at least a few hours at my next visit to Doha. Amazing place. Absolutely beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The building is just awe inspiring, I couldn't stop taking photos! The artwork spans across approximately 1400 years, and across a number of countries - it was interesting to learn that Islamic Artwork is usually "things" as opposed to Western artwork on canvas or through sculpture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What splendid architecture! This place is so beautiful, very well done. I am not sure who is the architecture but, as I have heard some famous old architecture and the entrance itself is so beautiful. Once you reach the museum it gives you a splendid view of the Doha skyline. Perfect place to take snaps. and then inside the kind... More 

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