Five must-visit museums in Qatar
One of the most exciting things about the implementation of Phase 2 of the gradual easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Qatar has been the reopening of museums. We have listed down our top five favorites to help you decide where to go!
Here is the list of the museums which are open in July 2020:
Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA)
Museum of Islamic Arts (MIA) is open from Sunday to Thursday, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Visitor numbers are restricted to 100 visitors at any one time. You will be required to show your Ehteraz App at the entrance and to wear your own face mask.
Tickets must be purchased online in advance of your visit. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Galleries, gift shop and café close 15 minutes before closing.
IDAM is open from Sunday to Thursday, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Reservations must be made in advance by calling on +974 4422 4488.
Library remains closed until further notice.
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art is now open with precautionary measures in place!
The museum is located at Education City, Qatar Foundation, and it is open from Sunday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Visitors will need to show Ehteraz App at the entrance and wear a face mask.
Picasso’s Studios exhibition is taking place at the Fire Station, Gallery Garage from July 1, 2020, to November 1, 2020.
Picasso’s Studios, organized in partnership with the Musée national Picasso-Paris, looks at the intimate examination of Pablo Picasso’s places of creation throughout his life, from his arrival in Paris around 1900 as a young artist to his last stay in the South of France, in the city of Mougins.
Picasso occupied many studios over the course of his storied career, and they bear a close connection to his development of iconic movements in Modern art history.
From the exceptional collections of the Musée national Picasso-Paris the objects on view range from landmark paintings to sculpture, drawings, engravings, and ceramic works. They are the works that Picasso kept in his studios, the works from which he did not want to be separated from.
Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum
A unique setting that is home to a marvelous Islamic Art and Qatari Heritage collection, in addition to hundreds of carpets, cars, and coins!
The museum is open daily. For an exceptional experience, adhere to the safety measures to keep you and the staff safe.
At the museum, you can get a painting with your name or the name of your loved ones in Arabic font that you choose yourself by the hands of the professional calligrapher, Mohamed Bougherara.
Msheireb Museums celebrates the history of four historic heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha.
The museum is open from Sunday to Thursday, from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
For more information, call on +974 40065555 or drop an email at email@example.com.
Note: The NMoQ gift shops are also open, though the NMoQ galleries will remain closed as the museum undergoes maintenance work.
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