Museum of Illusions
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Enter the fascinating world of illusions which will trick your confidence in your own senses, but will also amaze you by doing so; the world that will confuse you completely, but also educate you… We promise you will be thrilled because nothing is what it seems, especially not in the Museum of Illusions!
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Tea_Seasea
Doha, Qatar248 contributions
Jun 2021 • Family
While the museum is small, we really enjoyed the experience. Miss Cindy was our guide and she kept us entertained and carefully explained each illusion to us throughout the experience. Her patience with us and her willingness to let us experiment with the puzzles, until we were ready to move on was remarkable. I was amazed that she could remember how to solve so many different puzzles.

Although I was concerned that the money spent in this small museum would not be worthwhile, I was pleasantly surprised. While visiting the museum with two teenagers, they seemed fascinated by everything and were determined to solve each puzzle in front of them.

Although we probably won't visit this museum again unless there are other attractions to enjoy, it was still a worthwhile visit.
Written July 8, 2021
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Written July 25, 2021
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Davor M
3 contributions
Dec 2021 • Solo
I was in solo visit but since I visited museum during morning weekday hours there was almost no one so one of the employees showed me around, took a photos of me with exhibits and even helped me solve some puzzles. Compliments to the staff for their efforts and professionalism, this especially goes to lady that was assisting me during visit.
I would recommend anyone to check out this interesting place and learn something about how our brain works while having a great fun.
Written December 20, 2021
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Written December 27, 2021
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Travel lover
Doha, Qatar422 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
We went to the museum as part of our exploration of The Gate Mall. The museum charges a fee of 80 per adult. It’s a small museum (family oriented). It’s fun and interactive. We are very thankful to our personal guide Miss Cindy for her assistance throughout the exhibition. She was very knowledge and friendly, and a great photographer too. Highly recommend a visit to this place with the kids. 
Written January 16, 2021
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Written March 16, 2021
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Oli
Doha, Qatar1 contribution
Sep 2021 • Couples
Thank you Michael for a wonderful experience.
We purposely chose a weekday to avoid any large crowds…and it paid off. Michael (member of staff) showed us round the entire exhibit and explained everything to us and even took our photos. He really made it an enjoyable and memorable experience. Thank you
Written September 19, 2021
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Written September 29, 2021
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Muhanad NH
1 contribution
Nov 2022 • Solo
A perfectly organized & fun tour around the Museum with lots of interesting insights such as the zoetrope which difinetly caught my attention. Loay has a wonderful way of introducing the museum to visitors. He is passionate about his tours, extremely knowledgeable, and has his personal way of explaining which kept me entertained and engaged throughout. I can warmly recommend his tours. Rest of the staff were really nice and friendly too (Mohammed & Dayana). Thanks for the experience! Highly recommended.
Written November 23, 2022
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Written November 24, 2022
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Najati S
Doha, Qatar16 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Perfect activity for the whole family during hot weather in Doha, when outdoor activities are impossible, and a great interactive alternative for the children rather than staying on their electronic devices all day.
Staff were so helpful, patient & professional.
We enjoyed the visit.
The museum is smaller than any other (Museum of illusions) in other countries, but it was enough to spend a nice hour during the afternoon with the family.
Written August 7, 2022
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Written August 8, 2022
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Kathleen R
7 contributions
Nov 2020 • Friends
My friend and I went here and I would say that it was wonderful and very entertaining. I would highly recommend everyone to never miss the chance to visit Museum of illusions and have fun and explore. Their staff, Cindy was very helpful and I was pleasantly surprised when she took nice photos too. This is definitely one of the best museums in Doha.
Written November 3, 2020
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Written November 5, 2020
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VinnieLondon
Doha, Qatar8,269 contributions
Apr 2021 • Friends
Museum is located on the first floor of the Gate Mall, Doha with underground Mall parking and connecting passageway from DECC Metro station opposite mall. No advance booking required and QAR 80 per adult entry. You get a personal guide to take you around the museum explaining each illusion and how to best experience along with taking the best possible photos to record the fun of each exhibit. Guide Mayar was a superb guide and her personality and knowledge really made the whole experience such fun. Many of the illusions are simple but fascinating and many very interactive and real brain teasers. Don’t be put off by the simple looking exhibits ..the guides bring them all to life. Really fun way to spend 2 hours in Doha. Highly recommended.
Written April 5, 2021
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Written July 1, 2021
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dstingerie
7 contributions
Nov 2020 • Family
Our family (2 adults, 3 children ages 5, 5, and 7) spent about two hours going through the museum (modest in size). The kids had a blast at the exhibits and went back to do some multiple times.

Our guide Jezebel, was amazing! She explained all the the exhibits and went above and beyond in helping take pictures and showing us around. It was a huge part of what made the experience so wonderful.

Highly recommend for people in the Doha area.
Written November 15, 2020
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Written January 6, 2021
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Laura H
2 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
My daughter (9) and I went on a Friday when it first opens at 1pm. We had a private tour by Diana as we were the only ones there, apparently in the later afternoons on a Friday it gets super busy so I’d suggest you go early and may be as fortunate as us to get a private tour! Diana was super lovely and took lots of pictures for us.
We were there for just over an hour and my daughter loved it, as did I. Would highly recommend.
Written August 20, 2022
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Written August 22, 2022
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Museum of Illusions (Doha) - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

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Museum of Illusions is open:
  • Fri - Fri 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Sat - Thu 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM