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Museum of Islamic Art

Corniche | P.O. Box 2777, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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Ranked #1 of 29 Attractions in Doha
Type: Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

This museum is all about Islam.Open for everyone.If you are interested in Islam a must if otherwise also good to spend time and see.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I usually like the watch all around the world famous ancient time things, like old painting and 19 th century car model ..... Really is the first best place to visit in Doha.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

It is great being able to visit such art galleries in the Middle East where mankind can find valuable and great examples of the past. I would love to have International Equipment such as Audio-Tour-Guide to support my visit. It was only available in Arabic on the day of my visit. More organized guided tour will be welcome and highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

I visited here earlier this week and had a wondrous time seeing priceless objects. The building itself is a work of art - sitting on a promontory looking out towards downtown Doha. It is a wonderful yellow colour and catches the sun beautifully. The galleries are laid out around a central atrium on each floor. We started at the top... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

While there is no real Qatar collection to speak of, this is a beautifully crafted museum with collections from around Arabia. It is a bit pricy but worth the escape from the heat and amazing views of the city. I recommend taking a walk around the museum's park after you tour the museum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Though we have seen much better Islamic art elsewhere in the world, this one wins because of its gorgeous building especially in the setting sun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

It is free Museum, lots of interesting things to see from art to carpets. I spent there a few hrs hiding from the heat and enjoying Museum

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

wow. its a great place to know the history. you can see lots of old car. and also the ancient history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

It's is really worth to see, many exhibitions. Personally, I like it. Moreover, the building is amazing outside & inside. Also there is great view from on the whole Down Town. Really recomend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Visited here as I had an overnight in Doha. What an amazing building, filled with amazing historical items from all over the world. Very impressed and worth a visit. Also very cool and calm place with large stealing areas and a small cafe.

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