Doha: Multi-Museum Cultural Tour

4.4 / 5

5 reviews

Doha: Multi-Museum Cultural Tour

From $103 per person

Discover a host of Qatar’s most renowned landmarks and finest museums on this cultural tour, visiting the Museum of Islamic Art, the Msheireb Museum, and the National Museum of Qatar along the way.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Valid 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your hotel pickup location of choice in Doha, provided by you.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the wonders of the Museum of Islamic Art
  • Explore the Al Fanar mosque and the Msheireb Museum
  • Visit the National Museum of Qatar and learn about its history
Full description
Your cultural adventure begins when you’re picked up from your hotel in Doha and taken to your first stop of the tour, the Museum of Islamic Art. This specialized museum houses a large collection of Islamic manuscripts, textiles, ceramics and other works, the origin of which ranges from Spain to Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, India, and Central Asia. The museum has emerged as one of the world’s most encyclopedic collections of Islamic Art and was designed by award-winning Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei.  Next, indulge in the depths of Qatari and Islamic Cultur at the Bin Zaid Cultural Centre or, as the locals call it, Al Fanar. Inspired by the Great Mosque of Samarra in Iraq, the centre explains and teaches Islam to non-Muslims. You’ll then continue on to the Msheireb Museum, a celebration of history via four restored heritage houses that reveal unique aspects of Qatar’s cultural and social development.  Last but not least, you’ll head to the National Museum of Qatar to explore its rich, remarkable collection of archaeological and heritage objects: manuscripts, documents, photographs, jewelry and costumes, which together comprise a comprehensive picture of Qatar’s past, present, and future.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Museum of Islamic Art visit
  • Qatar Islamic Cultural Centre visit
  • The Msheireb Museums visit
  • National Museum of Qatar visit
  • Entrance ticket to the National Museum of Qatar (an additional Qr 50 per person)
  • On-site museum guides are pre-booked and subject to availability
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    • Shorts
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    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 5 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.3/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      5/5
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    Excellent taster.

    Enough time to explore each venue to decide if a return trip is needed. Brilliant architecture and displays. Guide was informative and gave extra insights into Qatar life. Wasn’t expecting two 50QR tickets on top of tour costs but my lack of planning and tickets valid for 3 days for a more extensive return visit. The trip was well worth the cost for a taster or those with limited time.

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    September 11, 2019

    our tour was amazing and our tour guide super helpful.i got ill during our tour but he got into action quickly and found me a bath room at a private place . cant praise him enough. thank you

    January 9, 2020

    The MIA and QATAR Nation Museum are exceptional and a must for visitors

    December 30, 2019

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