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Qatar National Museum and Aquarium, Doha
(3.1/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Learn about the history and future of this Middle Eastern country at Qatar National Museum and Aquarium. The design of the museum building takes inspiration from a desert rose and it covers an area of 39,950 sq m (430,000 sq ft). Experience an innovative way of learning with entire walls of cinema screens and mobile devices as guides. Thematic exhibitions represent the desert and the Persian Gulf, detail how tribal wars happened, and outline how they established Qatar as a state, plus its discovery of oil. The museum includes outlets, restaurants, and an auditorium. Before you head to Doha, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Doha holiday planner, to make sure you see all that Doha has to offer, including Qatar National Museum and Aquarium.
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  • Museum had quite a good number of artefacts but we were unfortunate that this was under renovation. The shape of the building is unique and I must admit that Qatar govt is doing a good job in promotin...  more »
  • This museum yields good pictures from the outside, but on the inside I found nothing so interesting. How is next to the Souq Waqif, if the person has little time, I suggest prioritizing the Souq that is zillions of times more interesting.
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  • Went here after visiting the Waqif Sooq, fantastic architecture and such a beautiful building. Worth taking five minutes out of your schedule to see this attraction. 
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  • So called museum. Just building and space. Nothing much to offer.
  • The ongoing Qatar national museum is expected to be one of the most beautiful landmarks in the world. It is the exceptional, breathtaking look of interlocking disc design. Expecting to experience.
  • Qatar is a very nice place and Museum situated in the sea side beuatiful
  • Until it opens there is no knowing what this museum is going to be like. But the architecture is stunning, and for that I'm giving it 5 stars.
  • This place was really awesome! Now they're constructing new museum, and the architecture and engineering looks stunning. Waiting for its completion!