The Islamic Museum of Malacca was set up not solely for the purpose of exhibiting documents and artefacts pertaining to the Islam religion but also to serve as a center to research on how Islam came to Malacca and how the religion spread to the entire country. When it was decided that the museum is to be placed in this building along Jalan Kota, extensive renovations was done to prepare the space for the museum. The renovation efforts were a mixture of the finest traditional Islamic arts and also local and international craftsmanship. There are eight main exhibition areas with is in accordance with its theme. The overall exhibitions are executed in a chronological manner to incite visitors with the sense of time and the arrival of Islam in Malacca and how the religion spread all across Malaysia. The fee to enter the museum is RM1 per adult and RM0.50 per child. It opens daily from 9am to 5.30pm.
The Islamic Museum of Malacca is located at a building along Jalan Kota. The building which houses the museum now used to be the office of the Islamic Council of Malacca (Majlis Agama Islam Melaka-MAIM). The Islamic Museum of Malacca is not difficult to find as it just a stone throw's away from the famous Porta de Santiago or A Famosa.
Address: Jalan Kota, 75000 Malacca, Malaysia
Opening Hours: 09:00 hrs - 17:30 hrs (Daily, Closed on Monday)