New Qatar museum

This item appears on page 4 of the June 2019 issue.

Designed to resemble a sprawling desert rose, the National Museum of Qatar (Museum Park Street; opened on March 28.

Along 1.5 kilometers of corridors, visitors explore the natural and anthropological history of the Qatar peninsula. Also on the grounds is the restored palace of Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim al-Thani, the son of the founder of modern Qatar.

Open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Wed., 10-9 Thurs. and 1:30-7 Fri. QAR50 (near $14).