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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 2020
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Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of Islamic artifacts. The wood carvings are a consistent favorite.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national mosque” (144 reviews)
“scale models” (54 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 2020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia has a world-class collection. This ranges very widely, and includes architectural models, ceramics, books, clothes, furniture and weapons. All are well presented, with very useful explanations. The Museum's huge shop is an attraction in its own right, though it's a...More

Thank Case_11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am not muslim, but I really enjoyed this museum. They really have some beautiful pieces. Recommended for art and history lovers

Thank sunnyTse
Reviewed 6 days ago

Something for everyone here and the shop is fabulous. Highly educational and visually stunning exhibition.

Thank Georgie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the museum, it is big and nice to walk around and admire the history of the country, Islam artifacts, models, and different kingdoms.

Thank William F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good in-depth museum. Informative & lots of information about Islam down the ages up to the present time. A trove of Quranic manuscripts. Microsized Queens. Interesting history pertaining to Islam. Descriptive models of mosques from all over the world. A learning experience. Added bonus was...More

Thank Sayeedac1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very enlightening explanations provided, clear signs and wonderful artifacts on display. Activities are sometimes offered especially for children and the souvenir shop on the ground floor is a must go.

Thank DrDalia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent about an hour here. Well curated collection with very clear and informative description for each item. Very nice building. The gift shop is worth stopping in.

Thank zzzzzzgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great attraction around The Bed KLCC hotel Surrounded by all the good shopping mall and happening place. All walking distance around this golden triangle .

Thank csy17
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this Museum whilst walking from the botanical gardens and what a find. The section on Islamic temple architecture was very interesting and the artefacts were simply stunning. Well worth a visit.

Thank _dcathro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although they are few, the negative reviews below don't seem to get that a museum as serious and fact laden as this one will only be as good as what you bring to it. If you're expecting to be dazzled, entertained but to slow down...More

Thank bleggo
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12 August 2017|
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Response from westham66 | Reviewed this property |
It was around 30 MR for two adults. We spent about 2 hours looking at the exhibits. We did not try the restaurant so cannot comment on that. We enjoyed the museum and it was lovely and cool inside.
12 August 2017|
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Response from RK_Girish_Menon | Reviewed this property |
It's within 5 minutes of KL Bird Park. Young kids will not find much to keep them entertained, as the exhibits are primarily of historical and cultural interest, I feel. The scale models of the various mosques and Islamic... More
Sammie M
17 July 2017|
Response from luluraad . | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It should be around 10-15 ringgit but depends on time of day, taxis charge more if there is traffic. I always take a taxi that charges by the meter cause they try to rip you off. The national mosque is down the road... More