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The Melaka Islamic Museum

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Small and inexpensive museum

Good for someone who has minimal previous exposure to Islam. But hot and stuffy inside (fans and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Hong Kong, China

Informative and very reasonable priced museum for those interested on the topic. Quite a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
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13 Apr 2018
“Small and inexpensive museum”
3 Mar 2018
Jalan Kota, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Good for someone who has minimal previous exposure to Islam. But hot and stuffy inside (fans and aircon not turned on), some exhibits very dusty too.

Thank nyalpi
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Informative and very reasonable priced museum for those interested on the topic. Quite a lot of materials and exhibits on show. Local staff is very friendly.

Thank LalaTrek
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Well documented introduction to Islam in general, and its history with Malacca. The objects and boards would deserve a serious display upgrading, including the interesting texts, generally too small to go through, some even covered with fungi. The building is a brilliant example of Dutch...More

Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

One of the museum in Melaka town specific in religion - Islam. The museum is located in a british design building. Not much visitor compared with other attraction points

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Besides the history of local Muslim in Melaka, i enjoyed its architecture pretty much. A line of windows on the first floor is a smart design to get the air to cool down the building.

1  Thank Endymion K
Reviewed 21 January 2017

For a westerner who knows little about Islam, the museum provided a good insight into the history of Islam in Malaysia, and something of its culture. There's plenty so see and the entry price is small.

2  Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Small building with a decent-sized collection of Islamic artifacts, and plenty of information about Islamic culture. The artifacts themselves look very nice and cover a wide variety of mediums, from practical objects like teacups and vases to religious texts and similar items. The outer area...More

1  Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Provides a good amount of information about Islam, the history of Islam and Islam in Malaysia. A great deal to learn, I spent 2-3 hours inside. Entrance is only 3 RM. The few staff that were there were speaking very loud, but they will keep...More

1  Thank Ahmad E
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Islamic things, but not really interesting. And not much too see either. I think it is a waste of time. The building is nice, though. It's catchy and red.

1  Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 13 December 2015

As a whole every thing in Kualampour is poor here you have better but not good enough.but it's too poor and I recommand you to go & see it not waste your time:))

Thank mina h
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