Culture & Heritage
Museum of Islamic Art
The Museum of the Islamic Arts, Qatar, is an imposing building set on an artificial building of Doha's Corniche. The building, which opened to the public in December 2008, showcases a selection of Islamic artefacts, many of which are both ancient and historically significant.
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
The vision of His Highness The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, is to mold the State of Qatar into a capital of culture. Under the umbrella of QMA, the Museum of Islamic Art is the flagship project of His Highness's vision.
The National Museum of Qatar
These are some of the questions often asked about the new National Museum of Qatar. The Qatar National Museum opened in 1975 in a restored palace originally built in the early 20th century by Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al-Thani. It served as his family residence and the seat of government for approximately 25 years
Al Wakra Museum
The Al Wakra Museum, is situated in Al Wakra city which is around 17km from Doha. This is one of the most popular Qatar attraction highlights country's spectacular architecture.
Museum of Orientalists
The Orientalist Collection of the State of Qatar is one of the most significant collections ever assembled in the world. The approximate 700 hundred paintings, water colours, drawings and prints, acquired over the last twenty years, trace Orientalism back to the early 18th century.
The museum houses a spectacular display of weapons and artifacts dating back to the 16th century. The collection has magnificent ceremonial swords that belonged to members of the Gulf's ruling families:
Due to completion in a near future, the Photographic Museum was designed by Santiago Calatrava, one of the most famous architects in the world.
Al Khor museum
Al Khor museum lies in Al Khor town about 57km north of Doha, the museum is a two-storey restored building along the Corniche.
This building is the last remaining construction of it's kind in Doha.
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