Qatar National Museum inauguration in December 2018
21 Jun 2017 - 7:56
Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani visited Qatar National Museum at the Corniche to see the latest developments of the project. The Emir was welcomed by Chairperson of Qatar Museums, H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani.
The Emir listened to Sheikha Al Mayassa and CEO of Qatar Museums, Mansoor Al Mahmoud, on the facilities, which will also be a research center on heritage.
It will also include restoration laboratories, storage spaces for artifacts, a botanical garden, scanning, 3D digital photography, as well as permanent and temporary halls.
The Emir also toured the old palace of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, which is part of Qatar National Museum. The new building of the Museum, the Desert Rose, is built around the palace. Sheikha Al Mayassa announced that the inauguration of the museum will be in December 2018.