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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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| Corniche, Doha, Qatar
+974 4422 4444
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Reviewed yesterday

It is wonderful museum designed by none other than IM Pei (Louvre) and a pleasant place to be in. The entrance is free and there are wonderful collections of Islamic Art. When i was there the exhibition was about Persian carpets from various parts of...More

1  Thank aungkhant
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place attracts all the tourists because of the architectural beauty and also due to the accessibility.It is located in corniche and the entry is absolutely free and there are plenty of parking slots.There is a 24/7 open MIA park which is very beautiful and...More

1  Thank khuludcs
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Actually I decided to go to this museum because of positive reviews and it was really a good decision. The museum is explaining the Islamic art by exposing different objects. The outside and inside architecture is very nice. There is no entrance fee. You can...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew very little about Islamic art prior to my visit. The exhibits are well arranged with detailed explanations about the periods and exhibits. The carpets were the most interesting exhibit. The building is a beautiful piece of architecture and in a beautiful setting right...More

1  Thank josephdM8642SK
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a magnificent facility in Doha and a real oasis from the heat of the day. The exhibitions are well organised and very interesting. We ended up having lunch in the cafe and the meal was quite nice and inexpensive with a nice view...More

Thank Oceang
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Museum was designed by Pritzker Prize Winning Archetect I.M. Pei who was inspired by elements of classic Islamic architecture. The Museums collection features manuscripts, cereamics, metal, glass, ivory, textiles wood and precious stones collected from three continents including the Middle East, Spain and China....More

1  Thank Takapuna
Reviewed 3 days ago

The I M Pei designed museum is a work of art in itself, sitting on the water next to. and contrasting with, the dhow harbour. Entrance is free and there are both permanent and temporary exhibitions. It's also air conditioned, which is welcome in the...More

Thank LondonMariner
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here with a friend and we were really taken by surprise. The architecture and exhibits are stunning. They have two beautiful water gardens and priceless artifacts that highlight the entire region. From Asia to Spain and Afghanistan to Syria, the collection is housed...More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 3 days ago

set above the water of the Persian Gulf, overlooking the sea, the view of the building is beautiful. I haven't had a chance to visit inside, I would love to in my next visit.

Thank 277,123,321
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Has good history of the Islamic culture but does not go very far back in time. You can enter from one end and do a 360 walk of the museum. Great views of West Bay and good place for photos. Think you would need just...More

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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