Melaka Islamic Museum

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Melaka Islamic Museum
Muzium Islam Melaka
Malacca Islamic Museum.JPG
General information
Type Museum
Location Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
Museum exhibition hall

The Melaka Islamic Museum (Malay: Muzium Islam Melaka) is a museum about Islam in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia.[1][2]

History[edit]

The museum building used to house the Islamic Council of Melaka before it was shifted to its current location beside the Melaka State Mosque. Before the establishment of the Islamic museum, extensive renovations were done to create space for the museum.

Architecture[edit]

The museum exhibits the mixture of traditional Islamic arts with local and international craftsmanship.

Exhibitions[edit]

There are eight main exhibition areas arranged in chronological order on historical perspective of the introduction of Islam to Melaka and its spread to the rest of Malaysia.

Opening time[edit]

The museum opens everyday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islamic Museum Melaka - Malaysia Tourist & Travel Guide". attractionsinmalaysia.com.
  2. ^ "Virtual Museum Melaka". virtualmuseummelaka.com.
  3. ^ http://www.perzim.gov.my/en/harga-tiket/[permanent dead link]

Coordinates: 2°11′32.7″N 102°14′55.2″E / 2.192417°N 102.248667°E / 2.192417; 102.248667