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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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10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Please check the website for opening times during Ramadan 18 June - 18...
Please check the website for opening times during Ramadan 18 June - 18 July Closed 1-14 August 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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This modern museum showcases Islamic Art at its best, with modern curating and display facilities..it's a pleasure going around the Museum..

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This modern museum showcases Islamic Art at its best, with modern curating and display facilities..it's a pleasure going around the Museum..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was amazing. The architecture of this building was exceptional. The surrounding gardens are lovely and its a short walk to the Souq Waqif. The conservatory area served lovely looking food and the white leather couches were stunning.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The museum is influenced by ancient Islamic architecture, yet has a unique design. It was the first of its kind in Arab States of the Persian Gulf and has a very large collection of Islamic art, plus a study and a library.The museum houses a collection of works gathered since the late 1980s, including manuscripts, textiles and ceramics. It is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The location of museum of islamic art is ideal along the corniche overlooking looking the sea and the city centre on the other side of corniche . Thus the architect of MIA maximises it's strategic location to have several look out areas to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Doha. I really enjoyed with my family having an afternoon tea in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

You'll see rare artifacts, centuries-old or more Islamic books and related stuff. Very informative and educational especially for students or anyone interested in Islamic history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It is a grandiose building, the exhibits are nicely presented and very impressive. It has permanent exhibits and the seasonal one was about the Qajar Women.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Beuatiful but not good for young children, better to enjoy its serence, peaceful surroundings without a little one in tow who will want to jump and splash through all the beautful fountains there (as experienced first hand when I took mine!) I took them for the book reading session there but the book chosen was too old for the age... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We have seen others' post, so we thought we discover it as weather was just unbearably hot. Such a nice experience! Wonderful architecture, interior design, exhibitions. We had a quick bite in the cafe as well. You must see it daytime, when nothing else to do. Excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent in all aspect great location marvelous architecture priceless art craft worth visiting good information for scholars

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The architecture of the museum is very modern, designed by IM Pei, the volume of the Building is very diverse and very nice landmark for Doha moreover the collection of this museum is very rich to visit.

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