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Address: 10 Jalan Sultan Kota Bahru, Kota Bharu, Malaysia

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One of the place you must visit to know the history of Kota Bharu. The ticket was RM 2, as they only open the ground floor. Very informative but if found the outdoor museum is... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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410 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Located just beside the Bank Ketapu. Poorly maintain and nothing interesting in this area. Waste of time

Thank Lee C
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

One of the place you must visit to know the history of Kota Bharu. The ticket was RM 2, as they only open the ground floor. Very informative but if found the outdoor museum is very poor, I saw some antiques cars and coaches are broken like never been touched by maintenance for ages.

Thank Didoindo
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 November 2016

No much comment. Just beware during November and December rainy season need to avoid flooding time when visiting the above palces. Thanks.

Thank LIm8882015
Dublin Ireland
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296 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a good museum, even if it is slightly slanted to the Japanese. Very informative with some really good exhibits. Worth a visit.

Thank Nadnerb2
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We were only charged RM2 (instead of 4) each to get in as we arrived 45mins before closing time but, to be honest, that was more than enough time in there. Downstairs there are lots of display boards with pictures and information in both Malay and English about the History of the war. There is a lot of reading to... More 

Thank Vivien1
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32 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

If only it was well kept it would be a nice place to spend 40 minutes but the collection and the state of things are in pretty bad conditions. For 4 ringgit is ok but potential wasted

Thank Andrea B
Kuching, Malaysia
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

nothing much seriously, just posters. and some stuffs. you paid for like rm1. it took like less than 15minutes to go around the building.

Thank Nur Zawani Z
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192 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This museum even though it is not very modern is very informative and pleasant to visit. It informs about the Colonial times followed by the Japanese invasion near by they even got a pill box replica in the garden with many other interesting artifacts from the war time. Located right in front of Merdaka square. Near the Menara Observation tower... More 

Thank 387georgew
New York
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

To put it frankly, it's 2-4 ringitt or something like that, the quality of the museum is exactly what you're paying for. So would go because it's one of the few attractions in Kota Bharu, and it's also nearby other attractions. It's also really nice because ticket prices are not hiked up for foreigners, really appreciated! So while you're not... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Located beside Bank Kerapu, this place is an eye-sore. All the displays are not properly maintained. It looks more like a war scrap yard than a war museum.

Thank eugenel905

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