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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national mosque” (142 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 2020
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Reviewed today via mobile

I've been to the Islamic Arts Museum twice in the past 2 months. It is my favorite museum in KL. It is a beautiful building full of diverse exhibits, so there is something to interest everyone. I was impressed by the local photography exhibit as...More

Thank 891eb
Reviewed yesterday

The museum located near the National Mosque shows a comphrehensive collection of artefact of the islamic arts of the eastern Hemisphere. Located in a nice and well kept parc, the museum is in a nice arcitectural building, matching the topics of the exhiition. On three...More

Thank 631hamburger
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the warm efficient greeting to the spacious and coherent lay out of the museum you feel in very safe hands in the Islamic Museum. It is close to the Bird and Orchid park and it's Lebanese restaurant is very relaxing with good food and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best museum that I have visited. From the entrance, amazing stuff, museum complex, their collections..we were speachless, great work and keep it on this high level, I would love to come back again. For what you see and experience, I would say that the ticket...More

Thank Ennii_SA
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is everything you'd imagine of an Islamic arts museum. Loads of ancient artifacts and interesting history on Islamic arts. Very informative and a lovely set up. Would highly recommend a visit. The museum shop is lovely too

Thank ZahraaCachalia
Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself and my husband love history and experienceing culture that pertains to the countries we visit. We went to the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia with no expectations and were very thrilled with what we saw. This place has some very amazing artefacts, that give you...More

Thank TrishP69
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to visit if you love history and want to know more about Islamic history. It was on my must-do list of this trip. It is located in the vicinity of National Mosque and National Museum. I visited on my return trip from Batu...More

Thank R0nin1770
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish more of the internet commentators in Western Europe and the USA who make sweeping statements about Islam and Muslims would visit this beautiful modern museum in peaceful Kuala Lumpur and learn of the beauty and science that has come from art related to...More

Thank KironReid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean. Well built up Good exhibitions A nice place to learn and gather history and understanding not only of Islam in Malaysia.

Thank shakeelhoosain
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the best museums in KL. Although it's pretty far from all bus and train stops but it's worth it! Huge halls with hundreds of brilliant artefacts from islamic culture and history. If you go there you'll understand the history of Malaysia.

Thank Александра Б
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Jyostna A | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the price of tickets. I would say you could easily spend more than two hours as there is so much to see. We stayed an hour and a half.
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