Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

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Head to Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, a celebrated cultural center in Kuala Lumpur's main tourist district. Established in 1998, this modern museum tells the story of Islam in the country, the continent, and beyond, through a range of temporary exhibits and permanent displays. With more than 7,000 artifacts from across the world, the museum's permanent collection remains the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia. Admire ancient Islamic glasswork, manuscripts, and textiles, and discover their spiritual and cultural importance in a range of audio-visual experiences. Our Kuala Lumpur sightseeing planner makes visiting Kuala Lumpur and other {2} attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The museum is well worth a visit. Every member of the family will benefit.so interesting and so much to see and do. Allow a full day and don't forget the wonderful children's library if you have...  more »
  • A good place to visit and understand more about Islam and the history of it. There are many items on exibition and you can see how people in the past write the quran and spread the riligion. A...  more »
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  • Lots to see. The tiny models of mosques and other religious buildings around the world are very well-made, it's like seeing the real thing. Even though it's called the Islamic Arts Museum, there are many South East Asia, West Asia and East Europe art artifacts. You can learn about how different cultures influence and fuse their art creations, as well as the history of different art forms. The building interior is gorgeous and decorated with geometrical tiles and ceilings. There's also a small garden for great photography.
  • The place is absolutely gorgeous. For instagrammers, there's a lot of breathtaking architecture to boost up your likes. The staffs here are also friendly, and the artifacts here are kept really well. Overall, the place is so sophisticated and I would recommend 10/10. Looking forward to visit here, especially your library in the near future!
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