Housed in what was once a 20th century palace, the Qatar National Museum and Aquarium in Doha is a must visit attraction for those interested in the region’s rich historical and cultural heritage. Opened in 1975, the museum stands near a lagoon and showcases a variety of exhibits such as traditional musical instruments, costumes and furniture, ancient artefacts and even dhows which are a type of boat. Families can also visit the popular aquarium which is home to a varied collection of marine life including turtles, sharks and numerous varieties of fish. Those looking for a Doha hotel that is within easy reach of the Qatar National Museum and Aquarium can stay at Millennium Hotel Doha. Apart from offering attractive Doha hotel deals, it also provides guests with a range of modern amenities suited for both business and leisure travellers.