Kelantan Islamic Museum
Muzium Islam Kelantan
Established11 November 1991
LocationKota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia
Coordinates6°07′53.9″N 102°14′09.4″E / 6.131639°N 102.235944°E / 6.131639; 102.235944Coordinates: 6°07′53.9″N 102°14′09.4″E / 6.131639°N 102.235944°E / 6.131639; 102.235944
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The Kelantan Islamic Museum (Malay: Muzium Islam Kelantan) is a museum about Islam in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia.

History

Kelantan Islamic Council and Malay Costumes
Kelantan Islamic Council and Malay Costumes

The museum building used to be the official residence of Kelantan Chief Minister Hassan Mohd Salleh. The building also used to house the Kelantan Islamic Council and Malay Costumes from 1917 to 1990. The building was then renovated and turned into museum which was opened on 11 November 1991 by Kelantan Sultan Ismail Petra.[1]

Architecture

The 2-story museum building was built by wood and embedded with Islamic calligraphy of verses from the Quran. It has two stories where the lower floor houses the museum and the upper floor houses a library. The museum building resembles a mosque.[2][3]

Exhibitions

The museum exhibits the root of Islam in Kelantan from various artifacts and inscription documents it displays.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Muzium Islam" [Islamic Museum]. Perbadanan Muzium Negeri Kelantan (in Malay). 10 April 2019. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  2. ^ "A Glimpse of Islamic History at the Islamic Museum Kelantan". Holiday Go Go Go. Retrieved 1 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Muzium Islam (Museum Islamic)". Visit Malaysia. Retrieved 1 November 2021.