Malay and Islamic World Museum

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Malay and Islamic World Museum
Muzium Dunia Melayu Dunia Islam
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General information
TypeMuseum
LocationMelaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
OpeningOctober 2012
Technical details
Floor count2

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

History[edit]

The museum is housed in the Bastion House building which was built in 1910. The building used to house the British rubber company Dunlop until 1986.

Architecture[edit]

The building has the English architectural elements, which is the rectangular shape design with deep slanted roofs.[3]

Exhibitions[edit]

The museum displays the information of the spread of Islam in the world, important and historical Muslim figures, important Islamic buildings, artifacts, traditional dress etc.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.perzim.gov.my/ms/portfolio/the-malay-and-islamic-world-museum/
  2. ^ http://www.utusan.com.my/berita/nasional/keunikan-pameran-tamadun-muslim-di-melaka-1.61475
  3. ^ "Malay & Islamic World Museum". Virtual Museum Melaka.
  4. ^ "Malay and Islamic World Museum". goMelaka.

Coordinates: 2°11′29.9″N 102°14′59.5″E / 2.191639°N 102.249861°E / 2.191639; 102.249861