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National Museum of Qatar

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The immersive and experiential National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) tells the story of Qatar and its people from earliest times to today, bringing to life the peninsula’s natural history, giving voice to Qatar’s rich heritage and culture, and expressing...more
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Museum Park Street | off the Doha Corniche, Doha, Qatar
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the museum is in a futuristic palace that recalls the rose of the desert. although there are very, very few real archeological things, it describes very well the main points of the history of Qatar, in particular the traditional way of living and the last...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the Qatar National Museum with my family and kids. Museum describe the Qatar’s tough olden days but with modern technology of screens all around walls. Positive:- (1) Modern technology museum (2) Qatar olden days knowledge. (3) Kids attractions zone. (4) Good Parking spaces. Negatives...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In April 2019 I visited the brand-spanking new Qatar National Museum! I had been waiting for years for this museum to open and was happily in town a couple of weeks after the grand opening. The architecture by inspired French architect Jean Nouvel is stunning...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank randall063
Reviewed 4 days ago

The architecture of the museum is impressive and it is clearly an one-of-a-kind building in the world. The exhibition gave a thorough overview of the history of Qatar. Furthermore it had superb multimedia projections to illustrate the history.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank spicka81
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So firstly, the structure is amazing and you can see a lot of work went into creating the very large building, BUT... it’s very confusing and even though you are given a map, you actually don’t know where to go. The staff were also a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Satravels12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free for residents of Qatar. Felt a little like IKEA whilst walking around. Have to see all the areas before being able to exit. Not buggy friendly. Has a restaurant outside.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Amdad_Ali
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place. Awesome technology and amazing infrastructure. The good thing is that you need to check all the museum in order to find the exit, so you won't miss any detail

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Yariandre
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive museum. The building looks like it came from the Jetsons. The exhibits were outstanding...great for learning the history of Qatar, the land and the people. Great way to spend half a day!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 8michaely
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful experience. Loved the views and the interiours. It is interesting and great to spend some time at.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Librani
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Qatar we can find several building and after looking on that , we can not stop to say...WOW. I visited the National Museum of Qatar in April month along with my family and found more than my expectation. It's huge area showing the amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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April 8, 2019|
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Response from Travelling_LindaG | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do both, and you can if you like walk to the other, if not too hot. Enjoy, the National Museum is beautiful!
May 4, 2018|
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Response from K7583CNchrisw |
The Museum has been undergoing a rebuild for at least 5 years and it does not look like it will be open for a few more months. The recent reviews here appear to be of the Fanar, Qatar Islamic Cultural Center and confusingly... More
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April 11, 2017|
Response from L1770KFpeterw | Reviewed this property |
The Museum charges QR 50 for an adult non-resident.