Qatar National Museum:
The National Museum of Qatar is a national museum located at corniche Doha, Qatar.
The building with Blades design rings types a uniques building opened
to the public on March 28, 2019, replacing the previous building which opened in 1975.
The building was designed by architect Jean Nouvel, who was inspired by
desert rose crystal found in Qatar. The museum grounds include the palace of
Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, which represents the heart of
Qatar’s national identity. Sheikha Amna has been the museum’s director since 2013.
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After Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani ascended the throne in 1972, he drew up plans
for a national museum to document the country’s heritage and traditions.
That year he commissioned Michael Rice & Company to design the structural
and functional aspects. from the museum. It was decided that the building should
enclose the old Amiri Palace, a derelict early 20th-century palace previously
occupied by the former Emir of Qatar, Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani.
A lagoon has also been created to display traditional dhow and pearl diving equipment.
Originally called the National Museum of Qatar, it opened on June 23, 1975.
Originally, the facilities included a 100-seat auditorium and a library.
In 1980 the museum received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
The royal palace around which the museum was built was remodeled
in 2015 in preparation for the opening of the new museum.
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