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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

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Address: Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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+60 3-2274 2020
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of...

Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of Islamic artifacts. The wood carvings are a consistent favorite.

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Nice display of architecture, arts, and texts

I took my kids here for a school project and they were very interested in all the artifacts: models of mosques, clothes from around the world, jewelry, etc.

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my kids here for a school project and they were very interested in all the artifacts: models of mosques, clothes from around the world, jewelry, etc.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful, airy museum with some wonderful artifacts and displays to bring the history of Islam to life. Especially fabulous is the room of scale models of the world's most important mosques. So beautiful and detailed and with timelines on the wall to show each ones place in history. My husband spent over a half hour looking at old copies of... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great museum - I particularly enjoyed the mosque models. It is well thought out and very informative.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved this museum. Great educational place. Serene. Beautiful. Great to view miniature mosques from all over the world. I enjoyed the jewellery and pottery pieces. Awesome.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Neither my wife not I are Muslim, but we truly enjoyed out visit. The exhibits were superb and gave us a better understanding of Islam. The staff were friendly and helpful. It was too much to see in one day, so we hope to return.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's something to pass the time with and get and insight to Islamic arts. It wasn't mind blowing, appreciated the cool interior which was a blessing as opposed to the humid heat. The art was interesting, I wouldn't say it's a must see place. If you're passing by, pop in.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

very educational, rich of history 1hrs to 2hrs i think the fees were 10RM or 30RM. 2 floors showing islamic heritage

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I thought that this was the most unique site we visited in KL. I would not say the city had overwhelming things to see. The towers are nice but every city seems to need a sky scraper now. This is the one exception. very nice collection is in a beautiful building. Restaurant is a good safe place to have lunch... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is filled with many beautiful things, the pottery, jewellery and textiles were amazing. The building itself even has beautiful features like the ceiling domes. I learnt a lot here and it was really interesting, even as someone that is not a Muslim.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

great value for money, very interesting ! Great to see the miniature moskee from all over the world and to compare them.

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