View of the Museum of Islamic Art from the quayside with water and an avenue of palm trees
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MIA Opens Its Doors Virtually

30 September 2021

By Loubna Zeidan

The reimagined Museum of Islamic Art is open to visitors, and thanks to the wonders of technology, you can also still visit the galleries via our interactive experience.

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MIA houses one of the best collections of Islamic art in the world, containing true masterpieces that span three continents and several centuries and represent the richness and diversity of Islamic heritage.

The newly reopened museum invites visitors to explore these in person and through our interactive 3D model. The model offers visitors an opportunity to learn about the museum’s collections from the comfort of their computers, mobile phones, or other screens, gliding through its corridors and permanent galleries, and exploring the magnificence of the building’s architecture inside and out.

A view of MIA's dome-like ceiling with intricate architectural designs
MIA's atrium showing curved staircases, glass walls and engraved ceilings

This virtual tour allows visitors to contemplate the objects closely and from all angles and dimensions, to view their history, and to learn information about each work in a seamless way.