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Kelantan In Heritage

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Islamic Museum-heritage of Islam

Monday, May 28, 2007

The history of Islam in the state can be traced at this Islamic Museum or also known as Balai Syura (Syura Hall). The museum is housed in a large two-storey traditional wooden house which used to be Kelantan's first school of Islamic studies. The establishment of this Islamic Museum testifies to the importance the state places on the religion.

Exhibits inside include Islamic fine arts and crafts and photographs of the belongings of Prophet Muhammad and of Islamic historical sites. The Islamic Museum is located along Jalan Tengku Chik, close to the Istana Balai Besar.

The Islamic Museum is open from 8.30am to 4.45pm Saturday through Thursday. Closed on Friday. For more information, please contact the Islamic Museum at 604-7440102 or the Kota Bharu Tourist Information Centre at 609-7485534