Islamic Heritage Museum
Muzium Warisan Islam
Established1930, re-established on 22 May 1992
LocationKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Coordinates1°33′18.4″N 110°20′29.4″E / 1.555111°N 110.341500°E / 1.555111; 110.341500Coordinates: 1°33′18.4″N 110°20′29.4″E / 1.555111°N 110.341500°E / 1.555111; 110.341500
Typemuseum

The Islamic Heritage Museum (Malay: Muzium Warisan Islam) is a museum in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.[1] It is part of the Kuching Heritage Trail.[2]

History

The museum was originally constructed as the James Brooke Malay College school building. It was then later changed to the Sarawak Malay Madrasa in 1930.[2][3] In 1992, the building was converted into the Islamic Heritage Museum on 22 May 1992.[4]

Architecture

The museum building uses raised floor and it has two inner courtyards. The material used for the building construction are concrete, timber and bricks.[5] It consists of seven galleries, which are:

Exhibitions

The museum exhibits the history and culture of the Muslim community in Sarawak and Malay archipelago, such as the development of Islam.[4]

Opening time

The museum opens everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on weekdays and from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekends free of charge.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Muzium Warisan Islam". Jabatan Muzium Sarawak. 2016. Archived from the original on 30 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Old Kuching Heritage Trail". Sarawak Tourism. Archived from the original on 26 February 2019. Retrieved 26 February 2019.
  3. ^ Desmond. "Sarawak Islamic Heritage Museum". Holiday GoGoGo Tours. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Islamic Heritage Museum". Sarawak Tourism. 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Islamic Heritage Museum". iTourism. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Islamic Heritage Museum". 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Islamic Heritage Museum". Kiddy 123. 2015. Retrieved 30 October 2016.