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Art and history attractions in Qatar?

Hi everyone,

I’m going to be stationed in Qatar for some contract work for a few months. Any historical sites or museums that really catch the eye? Some hidden gems wouldn’t go amiss either! Keen to here either from other travellers, locals, or experts.



  • edited July 13
    I lworked in Qatar for 4 years and I can assure you , there are no hidden gems or antique sites waiting to for you to find that special piece of antiquity.
    National Museum of Qatar it is presently being upgraded
    The museum of Islamic art
    Mathaf Arab museum of modern art.
    Msherieb museums
    The house of Mohammed bin Jassim
    Orientalist Museum
    Shaikh bin Faisal bin Jassim Al Thani Museum
    Barzan Watchtower dated from the 19th recently restored
    Arab postage Stamp museum
    AlKhor and Al Wakrah museums
    Fire station museum and art gallery
    There are small forts dotted aroumd the coast line not very old not sure these days if you can visit as some were being restored
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