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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia: Tours & Tickets

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Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of Islamic artifacts. The wood carvings are a consistent favorite.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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+60 3-2274 2020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth the entry fee - only rm7 for mykad senior citizens! The staff are friendly. The building itself is gorgeous - the domes are beautiful. The items are very well laid out. Models of mosques round the world, costumes, jewellery, armour and weapons. Good...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hannah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here on my last day. If you are interested in Islam, I recommend you to visit there. This museum show Qajar Iran. You can get knowledge of Qajar and Persian culture.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Islamic Arts Museum is excellent and very accessible for non-Muslims who speak either Malay or English (there might also have been some signs in Arabic). The collections are well set out, including by nationality. We found the Malaysian section of particular interest, but there...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 328rachelh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good place to learn about Malasian culture, islamic position around Asia. The temporary exhibitions are a big plus !! Visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank barimsta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely museum packed full of artefacts. The miniature displays of mosques around the world was very interesting seeing the different styles. Lovely collections of pottery, swords, artwork, jewellery and textiles.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Londonister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

spent about 1 hour at this museum. Some displays were meager ie. jewelry.. printed guide was initially difficult to understand and all exhibits flowed from one to another with out wall dividers. would not necessarily go again . Not I am not a Muslim ....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Csulotr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide recommended this museum and the building alone is worth a look - amazing ceilings. We spent much longer than we would have expected looking at the beautifully illustrated Qurans and the pottery was also really interesting. We ate at the restaurant, which looked...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RoseyT_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

totally enjoyed every minute of it. will go again. Makes you think arts and history does comes hand in hamd

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Lilysari
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this museum with a friend of mine who was local. He has never been here before. He loved it he was really amazed with the selection and wished he’d been here before. We spent a lots of time here it’s so much...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PieterS90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only had a short time at the museum and regretted rushing through as there was so much to see. If you’re interested in understanding more about Islamic culture in this part of the world particularly but also globally then this is the place for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Heddyhee
17 June 2019|
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Response from Trotter-Rich | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. No there is no dress code for this museum. Normal vacation attire as you’d wear on any street in Malaysia will do.
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herasaif4
28 December 2018|
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Response from Mazmannan | Reviewed this property |
I reviewed this museum about a couple of weeks ago. In it I mentioned the opening times. An extract of my review is shown below. Have a lovely time there. It is definitely worth a visit. Opening hours are daily from 9.30am... More
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Ali H
18 November 2018|
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Response from Carlene A | Reviewed this property |
Get yourself by taxi or Grab cars....doesn’t cost much. Pay a very small entrance.....then enjoy the history and beauty of displays at your leisure
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