Historical Places

Al Khor museum

Al Khor museum lies in Al Khor town about 57km north of Doha, the museum is a two-storey restored building along the Corniche. The ground floor contains an anthropological section, a section of marine and land life and a section depicting the traditional fishing, diving and shipbuilding for which Al Khor is long famous. The first floor exhibits recently discovered artefacts used in the ancient industries for making dyes from sea shells as well as geological maps showing the changes in Qatar over the last 120,000 years and excavation discoveries in the Al Khor area. The top floor offers good views of the bay and small harbor and entrance is free of charge. 

National Museum of Qatar

This museum will give voice to Qatar’s heritage whilst celebrating its future. Visitors can learn about Qatar's ancestors and the formation of early cities, as well the modernization of Qatari society. Exhibitions will combine historic objects and contemporary influences, opening up a dialogue around the impact of rapid change. Innovative presentation techniques will excite audiences and push boundaries. Entire walls will become cinematic screens, individual cocoons will hold oral histories and handheld mobile devices will guide people through thematic displays.

Fort Zubara

The Zubarah Fort is situated in the antique yet chronological town of Zubarah, which in turn is located on the northwestern coast of the Qatar peninsula in the Madinat ash Shamal municipality, and is about 105 km from the Qatari capital of Doha

Zubarah Fort, also known as Fort Zubara, Zubara Fort, Al Zubara Fort, or Az Zubara Fort, is a historic Qatari military fortress built under the oversight of Sheikh Abdullah bin Qassim Al Thani in 1938