Malay and Islamic World Museum, Melaka

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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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  • The malay gallery & indonesian museum at 1st floor & 2nd floor resoectively are on average. Most of the time, the adhoc exhibition on ground floor worth the time to visit  more »
  • The Malay and Islamic World Museum (Bastion House) was climbing the gentle slope from Plaza de Santiago, heading in the direction of the Netherlands square on the right. It was red. While is has exhibited various things (Islamic clothes, ornaments, musical instruments, etc.). Trishaws also had back and forth.
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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...  more »

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