Collections, Service and Facilities

Open Shelf Collection

The Open Shelf Collection consists almost 11,000 titles, ranging from museum education, Islamic guidance, arts and architecture to books on preservation and conservation of manuscripts and artefacts. Using Library of Congress Classification as the call number, users can search through the OPAC to find titles that suit the study.

Special Collection

The Special Collection contains rare books, out-of print material, collectors’ editions, photographs and audio-visuals. It contains almost 3,000 titles on various topics on arts, architecture and the world history, in various languages.

Reference Collection

Reference collection consist almost 1,000 titles on various topics. It includes Britannica, dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, bibliography, art magazines, printed journals, etc. The subject covers topics such as Islamic art, architecture, world history and various theme related to the objective of the museum.


Research assistance
Researcher will be aided with assistance by the librarian in providing proper materials

Printing and scanning
Library will be providing printing and scanning service to selected materials to ease the researcher


Study space
Study space is provided to accommodate individual and group work. It is equipped with computer and printer to ease user.

Reading and conference room
To facilitate researcher in order for them to discuss and refer to Special Collection items