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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 2020
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national mosque” (142 reviews)
“mosque models” (25 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Lembah, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-2274 2020
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped at the museum via hop on hop off bus..worth every cent. Very informative islamic history present with miniture models of different mosques from around the world..i will definitely go back

Thank mohamed V
Reviewed yesterday

This is a wolrd class museum. You can learn about Islam! There are miniatures of many famous mosques all around the world. The exhibition include traditional clothes, weapons, books, blankets, etc.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A nice air-conditioned building with a great selection of artefacts set out over 3 levels. Especially liked the miniture models of famous mosques from around the world. Tips: The restaurant is closed Mondays so make sure you have water with you.

Thank EyeReeEye
Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly staff and greeting, amazing exhibits and a brilliant gift shop. The bookbinding exhibit running at the moment is included in the admission price and is an amazing bonus. If you are in KL for a few days and fancy a museum you really can't...More

Thank Iona H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must visit during your stay at KL. Learnt a lot about Malaysian History and it's Hindu past. Also a lot of Exhibits from Muslim kingdoms in India.

Thank nalin83
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had a great time visiting this museum. Everything is very well laid out, the architecture and interior design of the building itself is just beautiful. Worth a visit for sure.

Thank Danny A
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not a Muslim, and I believe every non-Muslim visitors should visit this museum. The museum has a rich collection of art crafts, well-decorated ancient books, detailed textiles, and models of famous mosques around the world. In the museum, visitors have the chance to take...More

Thank yuhaochen23
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I've been to the Islamic Arts Museum twice in the past 2 months. It is my favorite museum in KL. It is a beautiful building full of diverse exhibits, so there is something to interest everyone. I was impressed by the local photography exhibit as...More

Thank 891eb
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum located near the National Mosque shows a comphrehensive collection of artefact of the islamic arts of the eastern Hemisphere. Located in a nice and well kept parc, the museum is in a nice arcitectural building, matching the topics of the exhiition. On three...More

Thank 631hamburger
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the warm efficient greeting to the spacious and coherent lay out of the museum you feel in very safe hands in the Islamic Museum. It is close to the Bird and Orchid park and it's Lebanese restaurant is very relaxing with good food and...More

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11 August 2017|
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Response from Jyostna A | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the price of tickets. I would say you could easily spend more than two hours as there is so much to see. We stayed an hour and a half.
11 August 2017|
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Response from RK_Girish_Menon | Reviewed this property |
It's within 5 minutes of KL Bird Park. Young kids will not find much to keep them entertained, as the exhibits are primarily of historical and cultural interest, I feel. The scale models of the various mosques and Islamic... More
Sammie M
16 July 2017|
Response from luluraad . | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It should be around 10-15 ringgit but depends on time of day, taxis charge more if there is traffic. I always take a taxi that charges by the meter cause they try to rip you off. The national mosque is down the road... More