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Muzium Islam (Islamic Museum)

In 1917 it became the official office of the Islamic Religious and Malay Culture and Ceremony Department, eventually being turned into the Islamic Museum in 1991.

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There is quite a collection of religious artefacts as well as an abundance of Islamic information. The well-organised displays and photos leave no stone unturned and even touch on prehistoric man, complete with a reproduction of Southeast Asia's oldest Palaeolithic human skeleton, Perak Man.

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Muzium Islam (Islamic Museum)
Just east of the War Museum, Kota Bharu
Sat - Thu 08:30 - 16:45

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