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Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani Museum Opens New Galleries

Four new galleries have been opened at the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani Museum. The new galleries show vintage vehicles, currency, Islamic art, and Qatari Heritage.

The museum which opened in 1998 holds one of the biggest private collections of antiques and art in the Middle East.

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al-Thani was born in 1948, in Doha, Qatar, and considered to be one of the most successful businessmen in the region, and the biggest private antiques and arts collectors. He inherited the treasure stove of antiquities from his father Sheikh Qassim Bin Faisal Al-Thani.

He started collecting antiques since 1960, and during that time he traveled to many countries and world wide to find the most unique coin, books, manuscripts, ceramics, antique cars…etc and many other object related to different centuries and cultures.

Image: The Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage H E Hamad bin Abdel Aziz Al Kuwari formally opened four galleries at the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum, The Peninsula

The museum is open to the public from 9am to 6pm and entry is free.

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