Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, Doha

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A privately owned museum within a huge historic fort, Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum tells the story of Islamic art and Qatar's rich heritage. Three buildings with 15 halls spread across 530,000 sq m (5,704,873 sq ft) display a diverse, interesting range of exhibits, including a large historic armory, locally designed traditional sailing vessels, and a shiny collection of classic automobiles. Explore everything from coins and pearling equipment to Bedouin handicrafts, all belonging to the personal collection of Shaikh Faisal. Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Doha Edition.
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  • We took two adults and two children under the age of 6. We were greeted at the door by a very knowledgable and friendly guide. I am sorry I don't remember his name. He took us around the first part of...  more »
  • Definitely worth a visit. The architecture is nice although seems overall quite new. The handicraft section is a bit hard to find, but has some nice stuff, such as for instance a very beautiful store ...  more »
  • This is a very unusual collection from dinosaurs skeletons to cars, paintings to kitchen items. A must go if you live in Qatar.  more »
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  • This is by far and away the most fascinating place in Qatar, if you enjoy an eclectic mix of exhibits. Ancient fossils next to antique cars; medieval Persian armour and weaponry next to Al Thani family artefacts. They even have two ancient natural working wells in the middle of the museum which are sunk to a depth of 80m drawing from an underground following water course.
  • Amazing place to visit. . I was very surprised as I was not expecting much, but whatever I saw was beyond expectation. . I couldn't see the entire place as I got a bit tired . . But I am planning to visit it with my friend soon...
  • The best museum in Qatar. Great collection. I love the section with the fossils..
  • The most exciting place in Qatar. So many interesting exposion, friendly staff and so amazing people work there)))
  • I love the vast collection of vintage cars here. A must see in Qatar.

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