Islamic Museum : Penang, Malaysia

The Penang Islamic Museum is a museum about Islam in George Town, Penang, Malaysia. The museum is housed in a restored villa originally built in 1860 that was once the residence of a powerful Acehnese pepper merchant. Later it was used as a recycling depot for Penang’s Indian Chettiar community. Restoration work was carried out in 1996 and it was awarded the Best Project award in 1999.

Penang Islamic Museum is housed in a restored villa originally built in 1860 that was once the residence of a powerful Acehnese pepper merchant.

It undergone a restoration work in 1996 and was awarded the Best Project award in 1999.

The museum exhibits the roles and contributions of Malay leaders in the growth and spread of Islam in Penang and Malaysia with highlights on key 19th and early 20th century public figures and their influence in Penang.

Islamic Museum
Address: 128, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 4-262 0172




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