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Msheireb Museums - Things to Know Before Visiting

Doha, Qatar

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About Msheireb Museums

A collection of four restored heritage houses that showcases a community-based lifestyle of old Msheireb commercial center before the oil boom.


Attractions Near Msheireb Museums

Al Koot Fort
Al Koot Fort0.16km from Msheireb Museums

Commonly known as the Doha Fort, it is located in the heart of Doha. Exhibits and artworks in the museum fort include handicrafts, gypsum and wooden ornaments, fishing equipment and boats, historical photos and paintings including oil paintings of craft workers and daily life.

Souq Al Waqif Doha
Souq Al Waqif Doha0.33km from Msheireb Museums

A marketplace (souq) in Doha. The souq is noted for selling traditional garments, spices, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It is also home to dozens of restaurants and Shisha lounges.

Abdullah Bin Zaid Al Mahmoud Islamic Cultural Center

A cultural center and a mosque. The mosque has a unique, tall minaret design making it the tallest mosque in Qatar. The culture Center is involved in several social, religious and educational activities, and it publishes religious studies and provides lessons in Arabic and Islam.

Museum of Islamic Art
Museum of Islamic Art1.35km from Msheireb Museums

Museum on one end of the seven-kilometer-long (4.3 mi) Corniche in Doha. The museum is built on an island off an artificial projecting peninsula near the traditional dhow harbor.

Corniche view point
Corniche view point1.88km from Msheireb Museums

A waterfront promenade extending for seven kilometers along Doha Bay with amazing views of Doha skyline. Many of Doha's most iconic landmarks are found along the Corniche.

National Museum of Qatar
National Museum of Qatar2.01km from Msheireb Museums

Architecture inspired by the desert rose, the building grows around the original twentieth-century palace of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani. The museum galleries address three major, interrelated themes. The galleries are loosely arranged in chronological order, beginning with exhibitions on the natural history of the desert and the Persian Gulf, artifacts from Bedouin culture, historical exhibitions on the tribal wars, the establishment of the Qatari state, and the discovery of oil to the

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What Visitors Say About Msheireb Museums

The museum consists of four restored historic houses that regenerates the old commerical center of Msheireb commercial center with it's traditional community based lifestyle. 

It's not a large place to visit, was good to see how Doha looked like before it started to prosper from the oil boom. Also it was fascinating to see some old shop boards with text in Malayalam.

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