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Museum of Islamic Art

Address: Corniche | P.O. Box 2777, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4422 4444
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Ranked #1 of 27 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...
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wed 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The best museum I have ever visited Its theme is basically Islamic but also very middle eastern so many surprising things to see I happened to see a hindu book Geeta with it translated to persian centrally located in Doha with a gigantic building some of their collection is marvelous best visited on an afternoon

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A must visit park especially on winters or when it rains. So beautifuly constructed and very artistic. Famous richard serra famous art piece is also build at one end of the park. Paid cycling, paid paddling,coffee shops, sea view, stairs to sit and enjoy the sea water touching feet. Beautiful seating area with view of sea and corniche tall towers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

it was good and cozy, with a great weather and I enjoyed it with my friends... definitely ill visit it again

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful place to spend an afternoon free admission, beautiful architecture, nice collection easily stroll all over it in around 2 hours cafe at ground floor, area for children to draw and play nice park around the building by the sea and it's a 20 minute walk to Souq Waqif there is an under ground tunnel across the street to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I visited this museum during my visit to Doha last week. The best thing about this museum is its compactness. You can see all of its parts and exhibitions in one short visit (about 2 hours). More importantly is the building (in and out), its so beautiful, so modern but still has an oriental touch. A blend, but a very... More 

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Amazing collection of Islamic art and artifacts. Very easy to navigate through the museum, displays are well organized and informative.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I visited the museum when it was newly opened 5 years ago. The building and location are astonishing. They have got quite good collection, access is free. The gardens around the museum was very well maintained which creates beautiful location to take pictures. We must see this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Do not miss the veranda at your right side when entering, from there you have magical venues and views. The museum is one of the most fascinating buildings in Doha when it comes to modern architecture, and that says a lot, in a place with several amazing towers and skyscrapers. The museum showcase are very interesting and you will learn... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

A wonderful building (air conditioned, free wifi) that houses an outstanding collection. Access is free. Some of the objects are truly staggering in their beauty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This is a Free attraction. Educational and laid out very well. Great place to take pictures of the city skyline!

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