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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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entrance fee is RM14, there are exhibition floors. top of the building located a beautiful looking dome. unfortunately, we are nt allowed to get out or else, it will be a good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

entrance fee is RM14, there are exhibition floors. top of the building located a beautiful looking dome. unfortunately, we are nt allowed to get out or else, it will be a good shot photography upclose of the dome. the exhibition ranges from ceramics, clothings and accessories, mosque models and kitabs. overall, very informative for those looking for islamic arts collection.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

The information in the exhibits was lacking. Looking at a dagger: "Ottomon Dagger, 19th century"... okay that's interesting, but I knew this was a dagger. What are the stones in the hilt? Who used the dagger? That's pretty much the theme for the museum: gorgeous materials and items exhibited, but with information that fails to tell you more than what... More 

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Padova, Italia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

For me, as european, is a very interesting museum, full of muslim history, and particularly is somethig that we don't find in our country. The only problem that i found was the temperature inside the coffe shop, the only one in the building; i took tea and a litle cakes, but i ran out as soon as i could, becouse... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We weren't sure what to expect, but the museum was a pleasant surprise. They also offer student rates to foreigners. The museum features a collection of models of mosques from around the world that are just stunning. Write-ups explain the significance, history and different features. We're always impressed by the way they were designed. There were also collections of Qurans... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We only had an hour and reception advised us to do floor 1- which was perfect for a taste of Islamic art & architecture. Building itself is stunning.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This museum was very interesting. We had no idea there were so many different styles of mosque and the models, photos and descriptions were excellent. There was a good range of jewellery, artifacts, costumes and painting. Would certainly recommend taking the time to visit whilst in Kuala Lumpur.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Realy nice museum and very intresting, it has alot of masjids from all around the world, me and my family realy enjoyed it!

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The museum begins with beautifully constructed and detailed models of the major mosques around the world. Then there are illuminated pages, nautical instruments, scrolls, jewelry, the qajar travel makes from the 1800 with great illustrations, etc. etc. all well laid out and described in English

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

One and only twine tower in the world if am not mistake,,, fantastic... if the traveler visit Malaysia it must watch including kids

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This museum exceeded expectations. The mosque models, ancient books and pottery, and collection of furniture were all wonderful. Take a jersey though - I found it freezing inside, especially in contrast to the heat outside!

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