Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

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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. Put Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and other Kuala Lumpur attractions into our Kuala Lumpur itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • absolutely fascinating place and a must go for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. They have very accurate large scale models of key locations in the Islamic world as well as old manuscripts with beautiful...  more »
  • We had only 1.5hours and it was not enough, could have stayed for 3. So many items, clear explanations of artist, great architecture room, amazing textiles. We had to pick a theme because it was so mu...  more »
  • This museum on two or three floors is much bigger than I realised. You should allow at least two to three hours to see everything including the history of Islam. The museum is well laid out and very i...  more »