Malay and Islamic World Museum, Melaka

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1/5 based on 10+ reviews on the web
The Malay and Islamic World Museum is a museum in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia.HistoryThe museum is housed in the Bastion House building which was built in 1910. The building used to house the British rubber company Dunlop until 1986.ArchitectureThe building has the English architectural elements, which is the rectangular shape design with deep slanted roofs.ExhibitionsThe museum displays the information of the spread of Islam in the world, important and historical Muslim figures, important Islamic buildings, artifacts, traditional dress etc.
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  • I wasn't impressed here. A lot of the writings are only in Malay without any English translation. It looked like the museum was purely dedicated to the Malay race, which is racist in my opinion. Obvio...  read more »
  • Even in the heart of the tourist attractions are conveniently close by, helplessly extra time or case, to escape the sudden rain, too much recommended unless may not. Can see various exhibitions about Islam in General, sparse appearance of lacking ideas to feel. Do not expect the Islamic Museum of contents in KL.
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  • It is located in the Netherlands square the nearby Museum area Museum. It was not totally opaque as exhibits a description of the costumes and ornaments, musical instruments, architecture and history, but with honest interest. I exhibit moderate entrance fee is cheap. To visit if you have time and are interested enough to think.
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