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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  • 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 »
  • I think this museum is boring, it's not like any other museum along the road. It really need an upgrade to make it interesting. Waste of time, waste of money. Save your RM 3.  more »
  • The penultimate stop of my melaka museum-hopping trip. The second floor gallery is dedicated to the Malay history and culture around SouthEast Asia and Polynesian region. While the upper galleries wer...  more »