The new Qatar National Museum is planned to be built on approximately 150,000 sq. m. of land that lies at the southern tip of Doha Bay. The site consist of 2 plots separated by the existing Al Muthaf Road, “MUTAF” is Arabic for museum and the road was thus named because the original Qatar National Museum lies on the northern plot and will be preserved and incorporated in the planned museum.
Details of the Building:
New Building (40,000 sq. m.); 8,000 Of permanent Exhibition gallery and 2,000 sq. m. of Temporary Gallery Space.
Landscaped Park: 11.5 hectares (28 acres)
Site: 135,000 m²