The Islamic world (Rooms 42-43)

The Albukhary Foundation Gallery
7th century AD – present

The Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic world will open on 18 October 2018. A major re-display of the Museum’s Islamic collection, the beautiful new gallery at the heart of the Museum will be dedicated to exploring the cultures of the Islamic world. The gallery will include a wide range of objects from West Africa to Southeast Asia, from the 7th century to the present day.

You can find out more about the new gallery by reading our Islamic world gallery press release