The National Museum of Qatar is now open.

Please check this page for the latest information on openings, hours and visiting information.



  • All museums
  • Al Zubarah, Al Jassasiya and Barzan Towers
  • IDAM restaurant at Museum of Islamic Art
  • Jiwan restaurant at National Museum of Qatar
  • Parks at MIA and NMoQ are now open 24 hours
  • Libraries at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) and the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) are open during museum hours
  • The library at the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art (Mathaf) is open Sunday – Thursday 9am to 2:30pm 
  • Temporary exhibitions are open during museum hours

Museums and heritage sites are open Saturday– Thursday 9am to 7pm and on Fridays 1:30pm - 7pm. Last admission will be 30 minutes before closing.

Tickets must be purchased online in advance of your visit.


  • Playgrounds

Cancelled until further notice  

  • MIA Bazaar and NMoQ’s Souq Baraha  


  • Exhibitions are open from Saturday to Thursday 9am – 7pm and on Fridays 1:30pm – 7pm.    

Fine Dining

IDAM restaurant at the Museum of Islamic Art is open with limited capacity for dinner from Saturday – Wednesday noon to 9:30pm and Thursday 3pm – 9:30pm. Advance reservations are required.

IDAM reservations: +974 4422 4488

Jiwan restaurant at the National Museum of Qatar is open with limited capacity for lunch, dinner and afternoon tea.

Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday: 12.30pm - 9pm  
Friday: 1:30pm – 9pm  
Monday: 4.30pm - 9pm  
Sunday: CLOSED

Advance reservations are required.
Jiwan reservations: +974 4452 5725  


Tickets must be purchased online in advance of your visit.   

All admissions tickets are valid for single entry on the date of admission only. Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged.
Terms & conditions apply

Dress Code

QM welcomes all visitors, but please be aware that we request you dress conservatively as a sign of respect for the local culture.

Entrance may be refused if your clothing is unsuitable.

Know Before You Come

  • Masks must be worn, except for children under 12. Visitors must bring their own masks
  • Temperature checks will be done on arrival
  • Visitors must present their Ehteraz app (and must have a green status) for entry
  • Show your ticket on your mobile phone or bring a printed copy to present on entry


At Qatar Museums, the health and safety of our visitors and staff is of the utmost importance.   

You will be required to maintain social distancing throughout your visit. Visitor Services staff will regulate the number of visitors in the museum and gallery spaces.

Museum Cafés and Shops

  • Cafés and gift shops are open. Social distancing measures will be enforced.
  • Cash and card payment options will be available


Open or Available During Museum Hours

  • Restrooms  
  • Prayer rooms (there will be a limit to the number of people that can enter at one time)
  • ATMs

Not Available

  • Cloak rooms  

We are delighted to welcome you back for a pleasant and safe visit.


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