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Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art

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Mathaf ('museum' in Arabic) is a new institution dedicated to Arab culture and creativity opened in Doha December 2010. Located near Education City, the museum is home to a permanent collection offering a unique and comprehensive overview of modern...more
Education City off Al-Luqta Street, Doha, Qatar
+974 4402 8855
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All reviews education city a small gift shop impressive collection free admission interesting place coffee shop arab mia visitors middle qatar library sculptures masterpiece
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Got a taxi to take us here although there is a bus which runs down to museum too. Visit was in Feb 2017. Great to see all the building work at University on way to Museum. Taxi driver was telling us that many locals not...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rdalgleish
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I spent an expensive taxi ride trying to find the place as the driver had no clue plus it's right in the middle of a hot and dusty building site that seems to stretch for miles. Once I got there, I realised that there was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

- المكان تصميمه واسع وخالي من الزينة - توجد بعض القطع الفنية المميزة وخصوصا المنحوتة - تصميم المتحف من الخارج على طراز قطري قديم - يوجد مقهى ومحل لبيع الهدايا -الدخول بالمجان - The place is spacious and free of decorations - There are some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Possibly because I am form Europe I am too spoiled in regards to modern art. Here I was just bored. Nothing really controversial. I can go there but you also do not miss out if you do not visit this museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

💚“I love going to museums, because there’s always room for discovery. A museum with lots of things to offer,it is thought to be one of the largest collections of Arab-produced paintings and sculptures in the world. It is located in Educational City. A place worth...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Located not far from education city, the Mathaf museum is a darling little place! With galleries and rows and rows of local and national artists filling the walls with their own view of life, it truly is stunning! The flying doves artistic monument is one...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ADFlawless
Reviewed 11 February 2018

If you love Moder Art, this is absolutely a must go. The permanent exposition is stunning and very well displayed. The building itself is work of art. It is quite difficult to reach the place as the road at today are on site. The best...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Emmeci27
Reviewed 23 October 2017

First of all if you are driving (not taking organized guided tour) be prepared to drive around and around due to huge construction works all around the museum site. However, once you are there, It looks very impressive from the outside, nice modern statues, Inside??...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Raj21Raj
Reviewed 8 July 2017

It has some permanent art collections but very often they have various artists. It is a very interesting place, employs are very friendly and there is a small gift shop. The only negative is the access. It is inside the education city, near to an...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Pater D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great Museum with good programming and events. However it is very difficult to get to and I have been left stranded more than once trying to direct Uber drivers to the museum.

Date of experience: February 2017
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