Set within a house that was once used as the headquarters for Qatar’s first oil company, this museum tells the story of the pioneering Qatari petroleum industry workers and their families, who helped transform Qatar into a modern society. Witness first-hand accounts of the men who laboured not just to provide for their families but also to lay the foundations for their emerging nation.
Undaunted by challenges and setbacks, these Qatari pioneers demonstrated remarkable dedication, ushering in the era of oil exploration. Follow them as they endured the rough journey to Dukhan with smiles, all the while yearning for their loved ones left behind in Doha. Interact with the tools and appliances introduced by the Company.
Hear their stories in their own words, of how they laboured to build a better future for kin and country, and together with young Qataris today, find inspiration in their tenacity and dedication to the building of modern Qatar.