Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

4.6
Art Museum · Museum
Head to Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, a celebrated cultural center in Kuala Lumpur's main tourist district. Established in 1998, this modern museum tells the story of Islam in the country, the continent, and beyond, through a range of temporary exhibits and permanent displays. With more than 7,000 artifacts from across the world, the museum's permanent collection remains the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia. Admire ancient Islamic glasswork, manuscripts, and textiles, and discover their spiritual and cultural importance in a range of audio-visual experiences. Our Kuala Lumpur sightseeing planner makes visiting Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and other Kuala Lumpur attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Am a proud Malaysian but feel bad because I never knew about this museum - although it has been established for 22 years! - not until a friend from overseas highlighted it to me ^~^ This huge museum....  more »
  • If you are a history buff, do not miss this museum. Beautifully curated, well maintained, quiet, exhibits explained in detail and wonderful architecture surely make this place worth visiting.  more »
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  • Impressive museum collection with precise vision of the past and present curated beautifully. Even my two 9yrs and 7yrs daughter spend hours at the children area and surprisingly they love looking at some of the amazing and colourful artifacts. Very delicious middle eastern cuisine at the museum restaurant even though would be nicer if the museum can cater for middle to lower price of menu or restaurant for the locals. Stunning interiors and extremely friendly man greeting us at the counter, this museum definitely not to be missed.
  • The museum is strategically located. Truly inspiring exhibits! A must see. The models on display are meticulously prepared plus the comprehensive information - one of the best museums I have ever visited. Well done to the museum team❤️. Will definitely come again.

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