National Museum of Qatar - Abbey Travel, Ireland

Begin Your Search

    • 16+ yrs

    • 12-15 yrs

    • 2-11 yrs

    • 0-23 mnth

Found Item

Welcome to National Museum of Qatar

National Museum of Qatar

A visit to the National Museum is a cultural highlight of any Doha vacation. Set in an Arabian palace surrounding a salt-water lagoon, this museum boasts vast and varied exhibits including traditional art, architectural artefacts and ornately furnished rooms. Don't miss the documentary on the making of the Bayt Sha'ar(House of Hair). The (on-site) Marine Museum's testament to Qatar's nautical heritage includes full-sized dhows and a pearl diving exhibit. A not-to-be-missed tourist attraction in Qatar, budget at least three hours to enjoy the National Museum fully.

Information & Facts

Al Corniche
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.

Opening Times
The museum is currently closed for refurbishment, and is only scheduled to re-open in December 2014
Local time is GMT +3.
} ());
ACCEPT COOKIESTo give you the best possible experience, this site uses cookies. Using this site means you agree to our use of cookies. We have published a cookies policy, which you should read to find out more about the cookies we use. View cookies policy.