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Museum of Islamic Arts Tour

Museum of Islamic Arts Tour

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DESCRIPTION

Duration: 4 hours

Timings: Sat to Thu 09:00-13:00 / 14:00-18:00, and Friday 14:00-18:00 only

Brief Description:

The museum of Islamic Arts is referred to as Qatar's pride and joy. Its unique architecture and location on an island have made it an impressive landmark and iconic addition to Doha's skyline. Opened on the 22nd of November 2008, it is dedicated to reflecting the full vitality, complexity and diversity of the arts of the Islamic world. It is a world-class collecting institution which preserves, studies and exhibits masterpieces spanning 13 centuries. Representing the full scope of the Islamic art, the collection includes manuscripts, ceramics, metal, glass, ivory, textiles, wood and precious stones. Collected from three continents, including countries across the Middle East, and reaching as far as Spain and India, the Museum's artworks date from the 7th through to the 19th century.

PLAN
  • Pick up at the pick up location.
  • Arrive at the Museum of Islamic Arts at the designated time.
  • Purchase tickets or present your reservation for entry.
  • Explore the various galleries, showcasing artifacts and cultural treasures.
  • Admire the collection of vintage cars and historic vehicles.
  • Discover the Islamic art section, displaying exquisite calligraphy, manuscripts, and Qur'an.
  • Enjoy a break for refreshments at the museum café or nearby restaurant.
  • Take time to appreciate the scenic outdoor spaces and gardens.
  • Conclude the tour with a visit to the gift shop to purchase souvenirs or books related to the museum.
  • Return to the starting point, concluding the Museum of Islamic Arts Tour.
ESSENTIALS
  • Valid identification or ticket confirmation
  • Comfortable walking shoes for museum exploration
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses for sun protection
  • Hat or cap to shield your face from the sun
  • Camera or smartphone to capture exhibits and memorable moments
  • Cash or credit card for any additional purchases or meals
  • Personal identification documents (e.g., passport, ID card)
  • Water bottle to stay hydrated
  • Snacks or energy bars for a quick bite
  • Map or guidebook of the museum
  • Mobile phone and charger
  • Small bag or backpack to carry your essentials
  • Umbrella or raincoat (if necessary)
  • Personal medication (if required)
  • Wet wipes or hand sanitizer
  • Towel or spare clothes (if needed)
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