Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art Tours
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Founded in 2010, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art occupies a former school building in Doha’s Education City. The collection encompasses more than 9,000 pieces, making it the largest collection of modern and contemporary Arab art in the world.
These paintings, sculptures, films and other installations come from throughout the Arab Peninsula, as well as areas like India, Turkey and Iran. Works span the period between the mid nineteenth century and today, with highlights like Baghdadiat by Jewad Selim and The Nile by Mahmoud Moukhtar. The museum also operates a gift shop and a coffee bar.
A free shuttle bus runs between Mathaf and the Museum of Islamic Art hourly hourly Wednesday to Sunday.
Address: Education City off Al-Luqta Street, Doha, Qatar
Hours: Saturday to Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday from 11am-6pm; Friday 3pm-8pm; closed Monday
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Driven by the Emir’s mother Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Education City is an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Science, Technology, Education and Community Development. Located in Al Rayyan Municipality, it is the home of some of the world’s major Universities, Qatar National Library, a centre for Islamic Studies, Mathaf Museum (the home to the world’s largest collection of Modern Art), Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, Al Shaqab Horse Racing Academy and Oxygen Park.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Explore three of Doha’s must-see museums on an 8-hour tour, led by a professional guide. Discover stunning Arabian modern art at the cutting-edge Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art before continuing to the Museum of Islamic Art, a treasure-house of art spanning 1,400 years and three continents. Admire the ceramics, textiles, manuscripts, coins and other displays, and finish at the fascinating Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, a showcase of Islamic and Qatari art, culture and artifacts. The tour includes lunch or dinner, plus complimentary sodas and air-conditioned transport.
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What are Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art hours of operation?
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art hours of operation: Saturday to Sunday and Tuesday to Thursday from 11am-6pm; Friday 3pm-8pm; closed Monday. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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