Set in the MIA Park on the waterfront, the museum building stands out as an architectural gem. Once inside, you will see masterpieces of Islamic art, including metalwork, ceramics, jewellery, woodwork, textiles and glass, collected from three continents and dating from the 7th to the 19th century.
Exploring the museum
It takes around one hour to visit the galleries on levels 2 and 3 where you will see some of the finest art of the Islamic world.
Explore inside the museum on Google Street View.
Our guides and curators take regular themed tours through the galleries. These are suitable for all ages. Check out our What's On page for dates and times.
Lead your own tour
We have free audio-guides which takes you through the galleries and explains many of the objects on display. Use our online tours to guide you and your children around the galleries.
Come and join expert artists and calligraphers at one of our walk-in workshops held each weekend. All are welcome.
Check out our What's On page for information on all activities, talks and events.