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Qatar has a variety of museums that offer visitors a glimpse into Arab history and culture.

The Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

Located outside the city in a traditional style fort at Al Samriya Farm, the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum houses the Sheikh’s personal collection, with a body of works including Islamic art, Qatari heritage, vehicles, handmade carpets, and coins & currency, from over four continents.  These diverse and eclectic objects tell the story of the museum’s founder, Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim, as well as of humanity in general.  

How to get there?

  • The museum is only reachable by car.

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Address

Al Samriya, 22km west of Doha just beyond Mall Of Qatar

Phone

+974 4486 1444

Website

https://fbqmuseum.org

Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Established in 2010, Mathaf providing a uniquely Arab perspective on contemporary art. The museum’s permanent collection features more than 9,000 works by notable artists from Arab world from the 1840s to the present day.  Landmark artists from countries and regions connected to the Arab Peninsula are represented, encompassing Africa, Asia and Europe.   

 

How to get there?

  • Mathaf can be reached by public transit, car or the free Mathaf bus service. 

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Address

Education City Student Center, Doha

Phone

+974 44028855

Website

http://www.mathaf.org.qa/en/

The cultural heart of Doha

Within the refurbished development of Msheireb Downtown in the oldest part and the cultural hub of the capital, the Msheireb Museums celebrate the history of Qatar.  

Msheireb Museums

Within the refurbished development of Msheireb in the oldest part of the capital, the Msheireb Museums celebrate the history of Qatar.  Four heritage houses – Bin Jelmood House, Company House, Mohammed Bin Jassim House and Radwani House – were restored by property developer Msheireb and transformed into museums that explore key players and periods in Qatar’s history and evolution.

How to get there?

  • Msheireb Museums are walking distance from the historic Souq Waqif and can be reached using public transportation or by car. 

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Address

Msheireb Museums, Doha

Phone

+974 4006 5555

Website

https://www.msheirebmuseums.com/

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