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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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“famous mosques” (75 reviews)
“national mosque” (145 reviews)
“muslim world” (25 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice lot of exhibits with history. Although I'm not a Muslim, I enjoyed seeing the artifacts from many places in the world, especially the really old scripts, weapons, costumes and art. The galleries are well laid-out with lots of natural light and easy to walk...More

Thank albertsebastian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The IAMM has a nice collection of artefacts, and I enjoyed looking at the armoury, jewellery and manuscripts sections. The building was beautifully designed. We also enjoyed retail shop and the lovely restaurant which provided Middle Eastern/Mediterranean cuisine. The service was excellent. We chose set...More

Thank Sng_SA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a muslim but I love learning about other cultures and religions. Exhibits are organized and preserved,Lots to learn here.

Thank Izabelle S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful museum, the building itself is amazing, the exhibition is huge and very impressive and it has a very nice gifts shop. One can easily spend a few hours here - I highly recommend a visit to this museum when in KL.

Thank Sanne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum pleasantly surprised me. It is sensibly curated with awesome range of exhibits that are sensibly and sensitively presented.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking distance to national mosque. You could save your luggage at 1st floor. Discount price for student.

Thank jian m
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place so much to see and learn!!! I could have spent all day here. The gift shop is great to.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a lot to see and quite learned, like the V & A in London. Reasonable price and charming staff. Photography allowed without flash. Smart cafe and loos.

Thank PatrickQ186346
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for architecture and culture ..beautiful mosque architectures and nice arts everywhere. There is a free kids art workshop every Saturday and Sunday in the noon for kids aged below 12..

Thank Jhar548
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Time well spent learning about art and the dissemination of ideas for hundreds of years. Contemporary art and craft (textiles) exhibits are especially worth seeing.

Thank 929mntraveler
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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