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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
All reviews beautiful building gift shop free entrance the ground floor on display great architecture worth a visit doha skyline mia park couple of hours west bay few hours visiting doha exhibits pei iran calligraphy
If in Doha, or even if in long transit, this museum comes highly recommended. Designed by I M Pei, and with some of the world’s best selection of art from the Islamic past on display, this is a pleasant 2-3 hour visit not too far...More
The building housing the museum is not to be missed. Beautiful and inspirational. The permanent exhibitions were okay but should somehow be made more interesting to match the standard of the architecture surrounding it. The coffee shop on the ground floor (which had a most...More
The nearest 'attraction' to our hotel and given the high temperatures we were aiming to keep time outside at a minimum. Great views past the dhows to the skyscrapers across the bay - definitely one of the more photogenic spots in the city. We had...More
Each time I visit, either with immediate family or with guests who want to experience ‘the top ten’ of Qatar, I’m blown away by the beautiful yet imposing architecture of this building.
As I understand, the architect died recently. A real sadness as anyone who...More
We visited the National Museum, modern and well organized.
It is a chance to learn more about the local culture and the history of the population.
Everything is well presented and supported by nice technology.
I'd reccomend to visit the place if you are in...More
I was thoroughly captivated by the displays and the manner in which the history of the region is captured in both museum sites. The stunning architecture of the modern museum is amazing and the displays priceless.
I wish I could post 100 pics of the architecture and the collections but I’m limited to 10. This Museum is absolutely beautiful- the two windows on the top of the building represent a woman’s face covered by a burqa. Their collections are very impressive...More