OliOli was launched in Dubai just over five years ago and offers six purpose-built galleries for children to pursue experiential playing. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: An experiential play museum, UAE-based OliOli has launched a location in Doha, inside the gift box-shaped building in Katara Cultural Village, OliOli Doha has over 40 interactive exhibits.

"Our goal is to create experiential play museums that encourage families to come together through positive play, and allow children to engage in non-judgmental open-ended activities essential for their physical, cognitive, and emotional development,” said Asha Ramchandani, co-founder of OliOli. “We want kids to express their creativity and imagination, experiment, take risks, make mistakes without being judged and experience that self-led discovery, exploration and reflection are essential to learning.”

The concept launched in Dubai more than 5 years ago. OliOli, which means ‘joy’ in the Hawaiian language, and families can experience six purpose-built galleries. One of these is the WonderSphere, a structure supported by over 7,000 kilograms of steel with a shape inspired by the form of a pearl.