Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Museum and Art Gallery
Kuala Lumpur
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  • Angel D.
    "great collection of Islamic Art"(3 Tips)
    Caprio R.
    "Good selection of model mosques from across the Islamic world."(3 Tips)
    Rod P.
    "The Egyptian tent special exhibition was great and the mosque models"(2 Tips)
    dexter1881
    "One of the best KL attractions."(2 Tips)
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  • dexter1881
    dexter1881April 7
    Nice children library, free arts & crafts classes on weekends. Pretty nice collection of books too but unfortunately not for loaned. Clean and modern surrounding. One of the best KL attractions.
  • arief b.
    arief budiwidayantoDecember 18, 2012
    Great museum, but as you go thru the collections ask why for items brought from Indonesia they rarely mention the name of the country (Indonesia), but only Cirebon, Aceh, Minang, Yogya, etc??? Unfair!
  • DHR.com
    DHR.comJanuary 25, 2012
    Near the National mosque is this museum devoted to Islamic arts, which is the largest in the world. Has artifacts, jewellery, artworks, and a comprehensive library. Open from 10 am to 6 pm.
  • Crescentrating Halal Friendly Travel
    There are over 7,000 artifacts and also has a huge library with an exclusive collection of Islamic art books. The museum aims to display a collection that will represent the Islamic world Read more
  • Paolo Jose C.
    Paolo Jose CruzOctober 17, 2014
    Impressive collection! From Qu'rans to keris knives, veils to vases, IAMM shows the diversity of Muslim culture. Discover the influence of Islam on textiles, clothes, architecture, and even science.
  • Julius T.
    Julius TioDecember 30, 2013
    Haven for a history buff like me. Very thorough explanations and very vast amount of collection. Too bad there are no guide who can answer questions and a lot of lights are broken.
  • Jiann Tyng C.
    Jiann Tyng CheowNovember 16, 2014
    Much better than National Museum, which seems like a joke in comparison. The amount of precious artifacts is staggering, from various ages and all over the Islamic world. Serene & beautiful.
  • Hakim A.
    Hakim AlbasrawyAugust 7, 2010
    The auditorium is a great event space. Looks like it fits up o 300+ ppl. Stage is huge and they have house lighting and projector, need to get a good clicker though.
  • khairul b.
    khairul bJune 15, 2011
    Worth to visit (and I'm a picky person), especially for non Muslim who are interested to get to know a bit of Muslim culture. Well organised and structured.
  • Ariel C.
    Ariel CocoaNovember 8, 2011
    Simply amazing place to visit and gives more exposure on islamic arts. It also has a very good collection i.e: architecture, islamic designs, accesories etc
  • Azam B.
    Azam BaizenJuly 6, 2012
    The most beautiful museum in Malaysia! Please visit the Scholar's Library as this library is also the most beautiful library in Malaysia. :)
  • Dato' Julien P.
    This is probably the most quiet and empty place in Kuala Lumpur but it is underestimated. A great place for arts lover.
  • Gerard M.
    Gerard McGarityJuly 11, 2015
    Great museum to get lost in. So much to see and walking distance to other KL attractions.
  • Emin S.
    Emin Sonmez3 weeks ago
    Well organized and very rich, one of the best Islamic Art museum in all over the world
  • Joe L.
    Joe LeeMarch 9, 2012
    The Museum Of Islamic Arts is set close to the National Mosque. It contains one of the world’s best collections of Islamic art.
  • Teng K.
    Teng Ky-GanJuly 9, 2010
    Ever wondered why there are no human figures in Islamic Art? Why is repetition so important? See Islamic art better with your ears. Download audio guides from www.audioguidemalaysia.com
  • Aki
    AkiMarch 30
    One of the best sights in KL. Afterwards get tea at the Colonial Cafe, skip the museum cafe.
  • _spinmesilly
    _spinmesillyFebruary 28, 2015
    Gorgeous museum, minimal but lovely food at the restaurant, and great gift shop! Highly recommended!
  • khairul b.
    khairul bJune 15, 2011
    The gift shop is excellent. Variety of souvenirs, artworks, and even wonderful children books section.
  • Angel D.
    Angel DominguezJune 24, 2013
    Very nice museum, great collection of Islamic Art, good souvenir shop, no photos allowed.
  • Lavr N.
    Lavr NikitinJanuary 12, 2014
    Must visit place. Delicious food and cheap souvenirs (calligraphic souvenirs!). Love it!
  • Jas
    JasSeptember 6, 2014
    Very rich museum, you learn a lot on islamic architecture and customs of each country. Loved the mosque models.
  • Gio B.
    Gio BacarezaAugust 24, 2014
    My faves were the evolution of Islamic calligraphy and the mosques. Excellent collection
  • Rod P.
    Rod PatersonFebruary 5
    The Egyptian tent special exhibition was great and the mosque models
  • Amir Afiq A.
    Amir Afiq AzmiOctober 1, 2015
    FREE RIDE to/from Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia and save RM742.50 a month on car maintenance #uberlove Read more
  • arifah h.
    arifah husnaOctober 3, 2013
    all about islamic art of course..today the students of 2musytari SMAPK are going there for a trip n for PBS sivik..
  • Benjamin C.
    Benjamin CheongFebruary 20, 2010
    There's a good kids library on the ground floor next to the shop. Free too!
  • Misa S.
    Misa ShikumaSeptember 11, 2013
    Beautiful building with great exhibits. AC doesn't hurt as well :)
  • Ahmed S.
    Ahmed ShukailiMarch 26, 2014
    If you are in KL then this museum is a must visit place
  • Rauan M.
    Rauan MaemirovDecember 24, 2013
    Don't go to the restaurant. Unreasonably expensive and unbelievably dirty.
  • Gabriel S.
    Gabriel SchlesingerNovember 16, 2014
    Great artefacts from various cultures. Must see!
  • Caprio R.
    Caprio RedornFebruary 11
    Good selection of model mosques from across the Islamic world.
  • Boon K.
    Boon KohDecember 31, 2013
    WiFi password at the restaurant is islam2020
  • Andrew
    AndrewJanuary 1
    Truly one of the best museums in Asia!
  • Venny A.
    Venny AgustrinAugust 1, 2013
    Knowing more, love more. Islam also a great art.
  • Katrine D.
    Katrine DheereOctober 30, 2014
    Definitely one to visit. Great museum
  • Rafal W.
    Rafal WieczorekDecember 25, 2014
    Artefacts from the Muslim world displayed in a graceful building.
  • Faliq Hazeq R.
    Faliq Hazeq R.March 21, 2015
    Walk in, and enjoy the art of historical of islam.
  • Wardina S.
    Wardina SofieFebruary 20, 2015
    very nice exhibition centre..
  • Bahar
    BaharMarch 11
    Architecture was masterpiece
  • s.
    s.December 17, 2014
    nice experience.will come back again some time
  • Amirul Muzakkir A.
    Not as islamic as i thought it'd be
  • Megat M.
    Megat Mohd SyazwanSeptember 8, 2014
    The best place to see islamic arts.
  • Lavr N.
    Lavr NikitinJanuary 12, 2014
    Всем арт-директорам, дизайнерам и каллиграфам - обязательно к посещению! Еще вкусная еда(особенно после малазийской:)). Пароль от вай-фая в ресторане "islam2020". Кофе восхитительный.
    Upvoted May 11
  • merock m.
    merock monpetitSeptember 11, 2015
    ここのカフェのランチはおすすめ、メインのほかに前菜デザートのブュッフェ付き。肉類は炭火焼きなのであっさりして香ばしくとても美味しい!
  • ☛ _Pakej Ekonomi_ ☚ B.
    The best collections of Islamic art !...Jangan lupa... ➜ Subscribe Channel Kami: http://www.youtube.com/user/MakkahRecipe
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliMay 22, 2015
    Pelancong lagi ramai kesini dari rakyat tempatan kita
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliMay 22, 2015
    Datang sini banyak ilmu yg diperolehi
  • Jason Z.
    Jason ZhouOctober 20, 2012
    展品很多很有趣,室内装潢也很漂亮。
  • Klaudios P.
    Klaudios PtolemaiosDecember 29, 2013
    イスラム書道の作品が大変充実しています。
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