Sabah Islamic Civilisation Museum
Muzium Tamadun Islam Sabah
Established5 April 2002 (2002-04-05)
LocationKota Kinabalu District, Sabah
Coordinates5°57′48″N 116°04′26″E / 5.96333°N 116.07389°E / 5.96333; 116.07389Coordinates: 5°57′48″N 116°04′26″E / 5.96333°N 116.07389°E / 5.96333; 116.07389
Typemuseum
OwnerSabah Museum

Sabah Islamic Civilisation Museum (Malay: Muzium Tamadun Islam Sabah) is a 2-storey museum building located at Menteri Street in Kota Kinabalu District of Sabah, Malaysia.[1]

History

The museum opening is officiated by the 8th Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sabah, Sakaran Dandai on 5 April 2002.[2]

Features

The museum exhibits the history of the spread of Islamic religion in Southeast Asia including the roots of its arrival into Sabah and Malaysia as a whole.[1][3] The first ground floor featuring an Islamic World Gallery with ancient Islamic artefacts brought from Middle East countries such as Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Morocco and India. Apart from the Islamic World Gallery, a Borneo Gallery also features in the same floor where dozens of Islamic antique from Sabah and neighbouring Sarawak and Brunei being featured.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Islamic Civilisation Museum". Sabah Museum. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Muzium Tamadun Islam Sabah: Sejarah penubuhan dan Sumbangan Terhadap Perkembangan Tamadun Islam di Malaysia" [Sabah Islamic Civilisation Museum: History of Establishment and Contribution to the Development of Islamic Civilisation in Malaysia] (in Malay). 2015. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019 – via Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
  3. ^ Mariah Doksil (25 August 2014). "Islam arrived in Sabah in 10th century". The Borneo Post. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Sabah Islamic Civilisation Museum". MySabah. 8 October 2014. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.