The town of Al Khor lies about 35 miles (57km) north of Doha.
The Al Khor Museum is a double-storey building housing
anthropological exhibitions as well as an excavation section
displaying the numerous archaeological discoveries made in the Al
Khor vicinity. Visitors will see artefacts dating back from the
Neolithic and Bronze Ages, as well as exhibitions dealing with more
modern facets of Qatari culture, such as displays showcasing the
area's pearling and dhow-building industries. A highly recommended
tourist activity in Qatar, the Al Khor Museum makes for a wonderful
introduction to the country's rich cultural history.
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