Radisson Blu Hotel, Doha

Museum of Islamic Art in Doha


As a celebration of Islamic Art, you will find the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha on an outcrop into the Persian Gulf near the Corniche waterfront promenade in Doha’s city center. The museum is open on all days except Tuesday, and displays Islamic art from the past 2 millennia. This museum is the place to go for Islamic art, but it is also one of the best places in the city to see the Doha skyline or go for a walk through the scenic Museum of Islamic Art’s park, MIA Park. A must on every list of things to do in Doha.  

Experience Islamic art

An impressive, ultramodern facility overlooking the Doha Corniche, the Museum of Islamic Art draws visitors from its position over the water to experience the beauty of its collection of Islamic art as well as the museum building and adjoining MIA Park. Guests at MIA Doha will have 45,000 square meters of exhibition and event space to explore, which covers artwork from the various centuries. You will among others find intricate metalwork, high-grade ceramics, and precious Islamic jewelries to name a few. The Museum of Islamic Art has been collecting Islamic art pieces since the 1980s, at the featured artwork currently on display at the museum, dates back over the past 1,400 years. The artefacts come from all spheres of Islamic influence, including Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Spain, India and beyond.     


Ideal location near top city attractions

The impressive building that houses the Museum of Islamic Art, resides on its own island in the bay of the Persian Gulf. Its position on the water combined with its blocky and flawless exterior present an otherworldly sight when arriving at the museum. Within walking distance from the museum, you will find the Doha skyline view point, the MIA Park, the Corniche, the Pearl Monument and the bustling Souq Waqif market. With its central location in Doha city center, Radisson Blu is only 15 minutes away from the Museum of Islamic Art and all its nearby attractions.