Islamic Arts Museum

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia opened on 12 December 1998 and is the largest museum of Islamic arts in South East Asia with more than seven thousands artifacts from the Islamic world.

The Islamic Arts Museum has 12 main galleries classified according to the types of artefacts spread over two levels. Level 3 of the museum hosts the Quran and Manuscripts Gallery, the Islamic Architecture Gallery, the India Gallery, the Chinese Gallery, the Ancient Malay World Gallery as well as the reconstructed Ottoman Syrian Room dating back to the 19th Century. Level 4 hosts a display of jewellery, textile, arms and armour, ceramics as well as ancient Islamic glassware (Wikipedia).

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