• Library



Specialist books and monographs on Islamic art, art reference books, museum collection and exhibition catalogues, scholarly periodicals on art including auction catalogues.

We have over 15,000 books, making the museum’s collections of books on Islamic art one of the largest in the region.

Free Wifi in the Library


The MIA Library Hours are as follows:

The library will be closed during the Eid holiday

Sunday 9:00am to 7:00pm
Monday 9:00am to 7:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am to 7:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am to 7:00pm
Thursday 9:00am to 3:00pm
Friday Closed
Saturday 12:00pm to 7:00pm

And by appointment outside normal hours.

To book an appointment call +974 4422 4420.