Visits to the mosque should be booked in advance by telephone, email, post or in person. Preferred visit times and days are Fridays’s 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm. Saturdays 1.30pm to 03.30pm Sunday 12.00pm till 1.00pm
A usual visit to the mosque consists of the following:
Multi-media presentation about Islamic faith.(this option available near future)
Q&A and discussion session.
A guided tour of the mosque building accompanied by a faith guide.
Observation of one of the daily or special prayer services.
There is also free literature on Islam for all visitors.
General Rules for visits
All visitors are requested to:
Respect the peace and prayer of worshippers inside the center.
Remove their shoes in certain specific areas around the center.
Keep food and drinks out of the center, except areas that have been designated as eating areas.
Keep the mosque’s building and courtyard clean by disposing off litter properly and safely.
Abide by the general rules of the center as displayed around the building.
Avoid smoking in the building and on the center’s courtyard.
Please note that we may discontinue any visit, if find any disrespectful or inappropriate behaviour and ask visitors to leave the building.
Dress code required modest Dress
All adult visitors and children above the age of 12 are requested to observe modest dress when visiting the mosque. Most aspects of a standard school uniform are quite appropriate as long as arms and legs are covered.
Female visitors may cover their heads to show respect to other worshippers or to enrich their own experience.
Please do not be offended when Man or Women does not shake hand with opposite gender, as a part of Islamic faith man or women not allowed to touch opposite gender except family or close relatives.
Young children under the age of 12 are not considered to be adults and may dress as they do in school unless they wish to adopt any part of Muslim attire for the day (hats/scarves) to enliven their visit.
Visits to the Center are free of charge. However, because the center is a registered charity, donations towards our services are always welcome and appreciated.
We accept cash, banks transfer and cheques. Please make checks payable to Cornwall Islamic community.