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Museum of Islamic Art

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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...more
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| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
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All reviews beautiful building gift shop free entrance the ground floor on display amazing architecture turkey worth a visit doha skyline mia park couple of hours west bay visiting doha exhibits pei atrium iran
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful collection, fantastic architecture and great views! a must visit!! If you get the chance the monthly concerts in the library are spectacular!

Thank coopston
Reviewed yesterday

The museum, like many buildings in Doha, has amazing architecture. The collection was full of beautiful things, though I feel that someone with more knowledge of Islamic art would have gotten more out of it than I did. They had a collection of astrolabes which...More

Thank travelinari
Reviewed yesterday

We'd heard good things & weren't disappointed. On a hot day it is refreshingly cool inside. And free! Free is always good. The building architecture is interesting both inside & outside. It was interesting to see a great range of ceramics, fabrics, manuscripts, metalwork, glasswork...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this museum and it's FREE. There are heaps of Islamic potteries, old Islamic books, jewellery, paintings, mosque lamps. But note this is museum of Islamic Art, not Qatarian art. Most of the artefacts are from Iran, Egypt, India, Afghanistan, Iraq. In fact I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a place that you must go when you are in Doha. Would suggest to go during sunset and stay until when it gets dark. You can see very good night view of Doha fr this museum. The Souq is only 10min away by...More

Thank P9364UB_
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the reason we visited Doha and we were not disappointed. A stunning collection. We noted that audio guides were no longer provided and this may suggest a slackening in standards.

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 4 days ago

the exterior is beautiful, designed by the same architect who designed the Louvre. Pretty location on the waterfront with a view looking out to sky scrapers. We loved the collection of art, jewellery, rugs, bowls etc and could have spent much longer there.

Thank MariaPaul1
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum and location on the cornich is a great location with views of the city skyline and harbor area. The four story glass elevation offers spectacular view of the city skyline and wonderful colors at night. The museum itself had very interesting exhibits. I...More

Thank Marcel J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would go and visit the museum only for the architecture is the building. It’s amazing. In regard to the collection, it is very wide and educational. I would say it’s huge collection of art from Islamic countries and Muslim contexts.

Thank aar0r
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a well-maintained museum and the location is also very stunning. Travellers who are visiting Qatar should visit the Qatar national museum. You will find internal fragrance of QATAR

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May 6, 2018|
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Response from Levitrier07300 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe they are. I noticed a number of people taking photographs and there were no signs saying no photography. Everyone today has phones that act as cameras anyway, so I imagine it would be difficult to prevent... More
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Response from nav010 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, fully family friendly with lifts to all floors. Nothing is a hassle.
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Response from Janev_Australia | Reviewed this property |
What on earth does your marital status have to do with visiting a museum? It is not a pick up joint. Just saying
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