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Museum of Islamic Art

| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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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 continents and dating from the 7th to the 19th century. Entry to the museum is FREE.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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Reviewed yesterday

There are lots of interesting pieces in here however my favourite things to see were the Mohammed Ali exhibit and also the Tereacotta army when they were on display there.

Thank RedSeaSharkDiver
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful to walk around and inside this I.M. Pei designed building. Well worth a couple hours or more. A lot of interesting art and artifacts inside but sometimes they seemed rather randomly grouped together (e.g. pieces from different geographies and time periods with no explanation...More

Thank luckysojourner7
Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all, it's a beautiful, and obviously very expensive building. Seems to be built entirely of marble. Secondly, the external area is beautifully laid out and landscaped so you will have great photos before you even get inside. The walkway up to the entrance...More

Thank Pink_Passport
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful view, great exhibits - loved the Terracotta Soldiers. They really keep up and keep things fresh and changing which is great as it's needed here in Doha. Lovely and spacious inside. Well presented. Cafe with a wonderful view. Lots of other offerings and workshops....More

Thank Teej_W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Best time to visit is 2 hours before sunset. As view from the building is very good as one side ocean and other side sun setting just behind the sky skipper modern building Museum got ground plus 3 floors. Ground floor is reception, restaurant and...More

Thank anand V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this Museum, visited a few times , there's quite a lot to see and do,activities for children, adult learning,workshops, book club, coffee shop/restaurant, there's free WiFi, free parking the views are surrounding the Museum are beautiful, nice place to spend a few hours

Thank suzif73
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to walk jog, relax , enjoy a coffee for couple or with friends , this is the place to be with it is amazing view on the sea and on the towers and the grass and quietness the Museum of Islamic Art...More

Thank Oussama N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Landmark and a must when visiting Qatar! It's an iconic building built in central Doha on the Corniche. It's mesmerising architecture is breathtaking. The manicured lawn around it and the park surrounding it is immaculate. Inside the museum, the decor and architecture is breath taking...More

Thank Drbilalukhan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic place to visit. free to get in great views of the bay, well worth it. Will be going back to finish the visit. Would allow a good couple of hours.

Thank Leebles
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took the wife and mother in law there when they visited in December. They were displaying the terracotta army (that was brilliant), very old rugs, armour, written work, art, Mohammed Ali display and more. The building is beautifully designed and looks truly amazing. Even the...More

Thank luke_erasmus
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Phyo M
10 May 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
This beautiful museum has no entrance fee Enjoy
24 April 2017|
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Response from PrashantAU | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any locker facility but you can ask the Museum reception to look after your belongings.
Soha S
30 January 2017|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
HI There is lots of room for a stroller and easy access Enjoy your visit