Kuala Lumpur

Go deep into the roots of Islamic culture in the Islamic Arts Museum

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The Islamic Arts Museum is the largest Islamic Art Museum in the Southeast Asia. The museum exhibits over seven thousand artifacts that depicts each and every detail of the Islamic culture. The museum also houses an exclusive library of the Islamic art books that serve as a vast ocean of knowledge and information of the Islamic world. The focal point of information is not only Persian or Middle East but it also covers the Asian Islamic culture in China, India and South East Asia. The exhibits include everything from minor to major art objects like jewelry or world’s largest scale models of the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and may more. The exhibits are divided into 12 galleries.
The 12 permanent galleries are divided according to their artifacts or field of study. The galleries categorized as the India Gallery, China Gallery, Malay World Gallery, Architecture Gallery, the Qurans & Manuscripts Gallery, the Ottoman Room, the Ceramics & Glass Gallery, Metalwork Gallery, Woodwork Gallery, Arms & Armour Gallery, Jewellery Gallery and Textiles Gallery. All these galleries display their precious art objects in a chronological order for a better navigation. The museum also organizes some temporary exhibitions from time to time.

See also : Explore the Malaysian history at National Museum


Museum Galleries & Shop
Mondays to Sundays- 10am - 6pm
Public Holidays- 10am - 6pm

Museum Restaurant
Tuesdays to Sundays- 10am - 6pm
(Closed on Mondays)

Tickets: Museum Galleries
Adults- RM12.00
Students (with ID)- RM6.00
Senior Citizens- RM6.00 (Malaysian 55 and over)
Children(6 and under)- FREE
*Tickets are charged at RM10 & RM5 respectively, when the Special Galleries are closed.

Address: Jalan Lembah Perdana, Tasik Perdana, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

How to reach: The nearest LRT station is Pasar Seni on Kelana Jaya Line, which is just a 15 minutes walk away from the station.

Contact: +603 2274 2020"

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