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Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art

Education City off Al-Luqta Street, Doha, Qatar
+974 4402 8855
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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 Arab art, and is poised to become a vital centre for dialogue and scholarship in the region.
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Education City off Al-Luqta Street, Doha, Qatar
+974 4402 8855
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

It is possible to tour this very small museum in an hour. It is located in Education City and a free bus is available from the MIA here.

Thank ella052
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Surprising find in Doha, a Museum of Modern Art with a pretty good collection. Lovely way to escape the midday sun and enjoy some culture at the same time.

Thank SBams14
Reviewed 11 March 2016

A beautiful collection of artists from many Arab countries, modern and contemporary. One of the best museums in Doha, definitely worth a visit!

Thank sheilazago
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Relatively small, and somewhat remote, but certainly worthwhile. There was no temporary exhibition unfortunately when we were there, otherwise we could gave seen something more. Very quiet; I think we were the only visitors when we arrived on Saturday afternoon around 14:00hrs.

Thank mardic66
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I love this museum! It is far away from the center, but you can take a shuttle bus from the MIA on the hour every hour and back. This museum has a large collection of modern arabic art and organizes rotating exhibitions on a specific...More

1  Thank PuckPasha
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The museum is amazing, but the constructions around it, made so difficult to get in. Take care about traffic jams in the neighborhood.

Thank Susana Perez-Bo... B
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed my time in this place was really impressive and enjoyable. There are certain parts of this place that have not been opened yet

Thank Belgaizi
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

A good place to see modern artworks that exhibits the culture of some great Arab roots. The artists came from different places and was able to successfully share their sight and perspective of what is the culture to them. Place is situated inside the Qatar...More

Thank ClaudiaM11
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This is worth the trip for the dedicated art visitor but not an easy location to find. There is a cultural bus that goes between the Museum of Islamic Art and Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art. The openings are well attended. Education program with...More

1  Thank Jamelie H
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This was far from city center, and hard to find,but we were interested to see what modern art they have on display. It had some history and a small permanent collection. It wasn't what we expected because Qatar is known as a big buyer in...More

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