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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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Interesting museum in a beautiful building near to the national mosque. The gift shop has many very nice pieces of islamic artwork

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Interesting museum in a beautiful building near to the national mosque. The gift shop has many very nice pieces of islamic artwork

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Admission fee: 10MR/adult You must visit it. This is one of the most amazing museums I have ever visited so far. There are 2 floors of display. On the first floor, there are miniature models of the most significant Islamic mosques all over the world. They all look amazing to every detail. On the second floor, the most beautiful displays... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

I visited the Islamic arts museum on a whim in Kuala Lumpur, and was very glad to have done so! The museum is wonderful - they have a diverse set of artifacts and exhibits that reflect the various Islamic regions around the world and the museum is well laid out and maintained. Entry is quite affordable at only RM12. The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We've travelled all over the Middle east, Stans and India. This is the best collection of Islamic art and culture we have seen anywhere. They have wonderful models of the most famous mosques, costumes, calligraphy, jewelry, ceramics and a marvelous collection of Korans. Highly recommended.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The museum houses and impressive collection of Islamic artifacts. There are a lot of items which are from India which was surprising for me to find them here. However the craftsmanship and detail on the artifacts can hold your gaze forever.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I have visited this museum many times in my time living in KL. I always bring my visitors. The permanent collection is fascinating and the new exhibits are always top notch. The cafe has a good value tourist menu and the shop is better than most. Easy access from Pasar Seni LRT. The National Mosque is on the corner to... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Loved my afternoon in the cool white, modern and very interesting Islamic Arts Museum. It's right near the national Mosque and botanical gardens etc so is easily accessed. I caught taxis soley due to the heat. Great way to spend an afternoon even if you don't normally like museums that much.

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Architecturally stunning, this Islamic Museum is really worth visiting. The exhibits are beautifully displayed and very interesting. The geometric domed ceilings are a real work of art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The building was absolutely magnificent and the whole experience was amazing, a MUST if you visit KL. The place is beautifully laid out, air conditioned and spotlessly clean. The exhibits are well explained (in English) and expertly curated. The exhibit themselves were excellent, the best collection of Islamic artifacts I've ever seen under one roof.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Nice to see how they do batick painting. No one around to tell you where to go. Our friends were locals so knew where to take us.

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Address: Address: Jalan Lembah Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
Phone Number: 603 2274 2020
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur

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