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Weaponry Museum

The Qatar Museum Authority has an extensive collection of antique weapons, such as swords, daggers and historic firearms housed in the Weaponry Museum in Qatar's Al Lagta area. This museum showcases the beauty of traditional Arabic weaponry, particularly the swords and intricate craftsmanship of the daggers on display. The exhibitions show weaponry through the ages, revealing the various changes that have taken place as the use of weaponry has been honed, mastered and advanced. A highly recommended tourist activity, budget about two hours to absorb what the museum has to offer.

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The museum is situated between Makkah Street and Al-Luqta Street in Doha
Arabic is the official language, but English is widely used.

The official currency is the Qatari Riyal (QAR), which divides into 100 dirhams. The Riyal exchange rate is pegged to the US Dollar at QR 3.65. Money and travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks, the airport and exchange dealers. To avoid additional charges it is best to take travellers cheques in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling. The main bank branches are on Grand Hamad Street in Doha. Banks are open Saturday to Thursday 8am to 1pm and some are open into the evening. ATMs are available on the main streets of the cities and towns, at banks and in shopping malls and most shops, hotels and restaurants accept international credit cards.

Local time is GMT +3.
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