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Address: Jalan Lembah Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
Phone Number: 603 2274 2020
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of...
Large open-plan museum on four levels with an impressive collection of Islamic artifacts. The wood carvings are a consistent favorite.
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great building, good collection

You get a very good all-around sense for the different islamic artistical expressions in this museum. They are very well displayed, including antique clothing and the first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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buenos aires
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

You get a very good all-around sense for the different islamic artistical expressions in this museum. They are very well displayed, including antique clothing and the first bakits. The building is stunning, and the museum shop very well stocked.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I have visited this museum on my way to KL bird park and I didn't regret it, it's so beautiful and filled with history and very precious objects...I think it's a MUST do in Kuala Lumpur and just opposite is the national Mosque which is another amazing and beautiful place to visit.

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melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My title sums it up for me. We loved it. Unfortunately we were a bit rushed (need a few hours at least, in my opinion). The gift shop was quite reasonably priced. Only downside was that the restaurant had nothing for an afternoon snack.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I had a great time in this museum.You probably need at least half day to visit the galleries. It's well laid out and has very interesting collections. The exhibition "Symbols of Power and Beauty" is a must visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

not knowing very much about the real Islamic culture we found this to be very informative and the people very friendly.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I always love coming here for the beautiful tapestries + ceramic art + architectural models of different styles of mosques designs globally There are also permanent galleries of jewellery + Islamic calligraphy + arms or metal artefacts on display

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Geochang-gun, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Museum is well laid out and had some very interesting pieces. The building itself is beautiful and the facilities are good.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

3 times I been here, it really give us good knowledge and information about world of Islam from those days till now. Display was very good and u should try the Arabic food at the small cafe in The museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a beautiful museum. Many lovely items on display from all regions of the Islamic world from throughout the history of Islam. Learned a lot. Lovely fountains in the museum. The restaurant is very nice, with great quality food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great medium sized museum next to national mosque. A short cab ride from the metro station and well worth the visit.

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