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Address: Corniche | P.O. Box 2777, Doha, Qatar
Phone Number: +974 4422 4444
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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
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.
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I was very impressed with the art works. Islamic contributions to art, early science and education is very impressive and highly commendable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed with the art works. Islamic contributions to art, early science and education is very impressive and highly commendable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

If you are in Doha, it is one of the few places to see. It is not exactly islamic, it has a variety of stuff. Make sure to look at the indian jewelery section. There are also exhibitions from time to time. Not a very rich museum but its alright.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

The building is beautiful - airy, well-located. I don't know where they recruited the staff - every single person from the reception desk to the individual guards in the exhibit rooms is super friendly and helpful and welcoming. I came straight from the airport as I only had a few hours layover, and they immediately found a place for my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing collections from around the world. Only visit this museum if have an interest in History. Qatar is an amazing place to be and places like this add up to the many attractions.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Museum of Islamic Art. ....... yes another place in Doha which worth to visit..... Visit the museum n finish it with seaside walk... or just hang out in the park.... another place for weekend escape

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This museum down by the corniche is a interresting mueum for islamic arts. No entrance fee, bur some cameras, selfiesticks is not allowed. Beautiful area with sick views against the skyline of Doha.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Stunningly gorgeous work of architecture and interior design. Pritzker Prize winner I M Pei at his best.

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We so enjoyed the museum, the lovely museum pieces and the variety of things on display between floors. We especially enjoyed the special exhibition on Beauty and Moustaches. We were disappointed though to not see the Animals in Art section as they refused U.S. entry even though it was 20 minutes before they said they would stop people from entering.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The architecture of the building is gorgeous. Unfortunately, I don't have a strong background of Islamic art. Thus, I was not able to appreciate the items on display as much as I had hoped to.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I was there in transit of flights,and visited it knowing it was the last work of I.M. Pei.To be frank the most attracted me was the grass nearby where local people and children had fun and tourists shot the downtown and planes over the sea...by camera.

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