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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice place. The best time to visit is in the evening next to museum is MIA park which is worth seeing.

Thank Syed A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a must visit for tourists and local residents. The view from outside, towards the corniche is amazing. The park is well built and very good spot for picnics during the winters. The architecture of the museum itself is worth the visit.

1  Thank Mohamed U
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is well curated, beautiful and very informative. We could have spent hours here! It will easily take a couple of hours to see it all. And the best part? It is free!

1  Thank KETB
Reviewed 1 week ago

An incredibly beautiful and full of charm Building. The museum is an inconvenience of the country and contains objects, books, paintings and statues of the Middle East and the Islamic World. A compulsory stop if you visit Qatar, but even if you are a resident...More

Thank Lalla1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum of Islamic Art Fantastic , Marvelous , land mark in Doha represent the Islamic Art love the collections they have

3  Thank bnghanem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so excited to visit the museum but we found out the museum is closed during ramadan which is a fasting month in Islamic calendar which muslims must fast whole month till sunset. It wasn't any information in website or even hotels didn't know...More

Thank Benny G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a lot different than any other museums i have visited in Europe. They have nice jewelery pieces and rugs. The entrance is free of charge and the wifi is very fast! Unfortunately there was no paintings exhibition when i visited it. The...More

Thank SamMakari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself is worth the visit and the collections are magnificent. Nice cafe for a coffee afterwards. Do be mindful of Islamic dress requirements and the heat as the walk up from the road is quite long.

Thank 902bp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Collection of Islamic arts from all around the world can be seen in this museum which are centuries old. Outer view is awesome with different angles and shapes

Thank Aswini Dutt V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Suitable for family as well. Huge area. They also have bazaars during cold season with variety of stuff from international food, paintings, and other interesting stuff.

Thank Ch I
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Phyo M
How much entrance fees?
10 May 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
This beautiful museum has no entrance fee Enjoy
Is there somewhere secure to leave our travel bags while we look around the museum?
24 April 2017|
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Response from PrashantAU | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any locker facility but you can ask the Museum reception to look after your belongings.
Soha S
is the musuem child friendly? i have a 3 month old , would a stroller be allowed inside?
30 January 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
HI There is lots of room for a stroller and easy access Enjoy your visit