The Penang Islamic Museum celebrates the role and contribution of Malay leaders in the development and propagation of Islam in Penang. The building expresses Malaysia's rich history of Islam though numerous exhibits, antiques and dioramas. The museum also features collections of furniture from the 19th century and offers an insight into the design and architectural elements of Penang during that time period. A separate gallery also offers information on several public figures and heroes from the 20th century and highlights their influences on Penang.
Entrance tickets cost around RM3 for adults and RM1 for children below 12 years of age
Open daily except on Tuesdays from 9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Some renovation work might be still going on.
Around 45 minutes
Adults, Families, Senior Guests, Young Adults
Dock scene diorama, the 19th century furniture
Plenty of room is available for visitors during prayer times. Visitors also have the option of visiting one of the mosques in the vicinity to pray.
Halal food and restaurants are available in the vicinity of the museum. The museum would also be able to provide some useful suggestions on good places nearby to opt for Halal food.