3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum will promote positive sporting values

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Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum
As well as promoting the positive value of sport, the sports museum will showcase the origins, development and significance of sports culture within Qatar and beyond.
 
The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum – Sport is Us - will demonstrate to the world that sport and Qatar are intrinsically linked. It will be packed full of interactive exhibits, inspiring objects and unique activity areas that generate a spirit of participation.
 
 
As well as promoting the positive value of sport, it will showcase the origins, development and significance of sports culture within Qatar and beyond.
 
According to the official Qatar Museums website https://www.qm.org.qa/en/project/3-2-1-qatar-olympic-and-sports-museum
 
The museum showcases its collection in other parts of the world to create discussion and arranges global conferences on topical issues, such as doping and women in sport. It recently held a competition for amateur sports photographers, and helped set up Run the World – a sports festival for the Qatari youth.
 
It will be a widely recognized national and international centre for sports history, heritage and knowledge, promoting and encouraging academic research. 3-2-1 is also a member of the Olympic Museum Network, which currently unites 22 Olympic museums worldwide.
 
According to Abdulla Yousuf Al Mulla, Director of 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum, “We envision to establish the museum as a testament to Qatar’s enormous appetite and enthusiasm for sport and it’s national ambition for the nation to become more physically active.”
 
Ahead of its opening, the museum is reaching out to residents through temporary shows in venues around Doha. Themes centre around the cultural phenomenon of sport, and include the Olympic Games, as well local and international sports events that occur in Qatar. 
 
Highlights include:
 
OLYMPICS - Past & Present - the most comprehensive Olympics exhibition ever organised, which highlighted ancient Olympia, the modern Olympic Games and Qatar’s involvement.
 
Olympics Through Media - where visitors could discover the way in which the Olympics and the media influence each other.
 
Arab Games which highlighted Qatari achievements at this prestigious event.
 
The www.321.qa website states that 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum will be the best ever Sports Museum and offer a vast and amazing experience, crammed with interactive and unforgettable exhibits, inspiring objects and unique activity areas. The museum is designed to educate and entertain, delivering state-of-the-art sport from around the world. Our visitors will leave excited and inspired to get involved in sports, every day.
 
From oral histories of the roots of Qatari sport, to the thrill of Formula One, the museum collects, displays and celebrates it aII whilst demonstrating to the world that sport and Qatar are intrinsically linked. 
 
As a local hub and a global magnet, it will be as fascinating for a local family to visit again and again as it will be for an international tourist, or visiting dignitary.
 
3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum invites everyone to visit the world’s most sophisticated sport museum and its amazing exhibitions. And also to see unique sports artifacts, meet Qatari athletes and enjoy one of the highlights of Sport research centers.
 
For witnessing exciting exhibitions it states, “Come and see our special temporary exhibitions, unveiling the amazing sport stories of Qatar and the highlights of Qatari Sport heritage. From exhibitions to education programmes with a unique perspective, there is something on offer for everyone.”
 
3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum also extends invites visitors to, “Experience our interactive area with activities for all the family. Learn and practice an healthy lifestyle with us. Enjoy an unforgettable dining experience and meet friends at one of the region’s best Sport cafés. Discover the ultimate Sport museum retail experience.”
 
Qatar Olympic Committee, Aspire Zone Foundation and OMN (Olympic Museums Network) are the museums official partners.
 
Furthermore, 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum states:
 

OUR VISION

 
Global and Qatari sports are shared and understood.
 
People are engaged by sport and are more physically active.
 

OUR MISSION

 
To create a well-run and sustainable museum that  researches, collects and shares the story of global and Qatari sport, in an engaging, empowering and entertaining way.
 
Useful links to follow the Qatari team participating in Rio 2016 Olympic Games: https://www.olympic.qa/en/Pages/default.aspx and you can show your support by through #YallaQatar and #TeamQatar    
 
For more details contact +974 4452 5555 and/ or visit the website www.321.qa

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