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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“famous mosques” (75 reviews)
“national mosque” (145 reviews)
“muslim world” (25 reviews)
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 2 days ago

A most stunning and impressive museum as regards both its architecture as well as its fantastic exhibits, restaurant and shop

Thank Karin-Ioannou-Wokoun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very informative and interesting facts about the various Muslim cultures around the world. Great Islamic calligraphy and early writings of the Quran. Beautiful models of various musjids around the world and different mannequins dressed to the modern Muslim women of today. A lovely museum to...More

Thank Asif K
Reviewed 3 days ago

i had visited 1.30 hrs in this museum and it was very beautiful. it was islamic Art museum. i had never seen before

Thank jamesjapan
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was drawn to the IAMM by its glowing TA reviews and by being in the general location to go to the bird park and mosque. On a rainy day it was a good place to spend a couple of hours surrounded by exquisite Islamic...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Islamic Arts Museum in KL is a must-see. The collection is extremely expansive and expertly curated with pieces from every imaginable location and time-period in the Islamic world. The museum's four floors are filled to the brim with terrific displays ranging from calligraphy, textiles,...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's probably a good thing I had others waiting for me, or I could have lost myself in here for much longer. There are so many beautiful illuminated Quran, prayer books, books on anatomy and astronomy, pottery, furniture, Mughal miniatures, jewellery and stunning pieces of...More

Thank kazandy650
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very smart building housing a wealth of artefacts from many years ago. It was extremely interesting to see all the weapons, jewellery, clothing, vases, containers, etc dating back from centuries ago. The magnificent talent and creative ability that existed was mesmerising. We also enjoyed...More

Thank Geraldine d
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you come to Malaysia you must come here, it is amazing, good design and other. Best view more tourists, recommend, Near by here you can get food with good taste

Thank Clarissa_Sa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always enjoy spending a few hours here when visiting KL, learning more about the history of Islamic art. This time there was a very moving exhibition documenting the destruction of Syria and Iraq, supported by ICRC. Thanks to the museum for highlighting the loss...More

1  Thank Hmcinnes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It offered an interesting history of Islamic cultural artifacts such as clothing, housewares, and reading and writing materials.

Thank Megan W
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KASHOO188
12 August 2017|
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Response from westham66 | Reviewed this property |
It was around 30 MR for two adults. We spent about 2 hours looking at the exhibits. We did not try the restaurant so cannot comment on that. We enjoyed the museum and it was lovely and cool inside.
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KASHOO188
12 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
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Sammie M
17 July 2017|
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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
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