History Museums in Kuala Lumpur

Top History Museums in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

History Museums in Kuala Lumpur

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  • mudcow
    George Town, Malaysia322 contributions
    Good museum, especially the Colonial section. We didn't allow long enough so will return another time. The air conditioning wasn't working when we visited so it was a bit uncomfortable. Most of the staff were very helpful and it was nice that you can get out without being forced through the gift shop!
    Written 23 October 2021
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  • Magdalena Cardozo
    Harare, Zimbabwe52 contributions
    It's a beautiful place, clean, info and photos displayed throughout. Unfortunately, much is cordoned off and so you don't quite get the full view and effect, and taking photos inside is not permitted. They offer to take a photo of you at the entrance though. The ticket isn't expensive either, so it's still worth seeing. I had difficulty booking an uber due to peak time. One of the staff members (I think his name was Dodi), who was also at the entrance, made sure that I was ok and not left stranded, even though they had already closed. Please pass on my "Thank You" to him.
    Written 7 March 2020
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  • 李智优
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia49,977 contributions
    The memorial consist of two building/ exhibition hall. Old architecture building, furniture & history of our former prime minister. A good place to learn the development of our country at early of 1970 & personal life & family of Tun Abdul Razak
    Written 22 September 2017
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  • 李智优
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia49,977 contributions
    This memorial display items, documents & history related to our first prime minister. Located top of hill behind center bank of Malaysia. Free parking & admission to entrance. Must visit
    Written 1 September 2017
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  • 李智优
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia49,977 contributions
    This is a small museum orang asli located in an orang asli village in Gombak. Museum is well keep & organised. Informative and educational tour for public to know better orang asli history & culture in our country
    Written 13 August 2017
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  • syedali2278
    Greater London, United Kingdom63 contributions
    Our family friends from the UK were visiting with us and one of the highlights of their stay in thr Klang Valley was a trip to the Museum.
    Written 22 November 2019
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  • 李智优
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia49,977 contributions
    The gallery is free admission fee. Display Malaysia 4th prime minister life, history & family. Very imformative but a bit running down on maintenance
    Written 11 November 2017
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    Part of the governement subsidied Craft Complex now in the middle of a huge construction site the museum is waiting for a new display in February. Judging from the previous it isn't much to expect, this is a very oldfashioned establishment. There is a textile museum at the corner of Merdeka square in central KL showing more of the local craft techniques.
    Written 21 February 2020
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  • harrymikael80
    Putrajaya, Malaysia525 contributions
    National Archives of Malaysia (Malay: Arkib Negara Malaysia) is an organization that manage most of the memorials dedicated to Malaysia's former prime ministers and notable figures. The headquarter of National Archives is located in Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim (was known as Jalan Duta) and near to the new Istana Negara. Visitors are allowed to visit the National Archives if they would like to get some information or data on Malaysia's history.
    Written 5 November 2016
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  • harrymikael80
    Putrajaya, Malaysia525 contributions
    Memorial Negarawan meaning "Statesmen Memorial" in Malay is a memorial which dedicated to 7 Malaysian statesmen who played significant roles in the achieving of the nation's independence. The statesmen are Tun Dr Ismail, Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Tun V.T. Sambanthan, Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu, Tun Datu Mustapha, Tun Fuad Stephens and Tun Temenngung Jugah. The admission to this memorial is completely free and it is closed on Mondays except on public holiday. If you get the chance, take your time to visit other attractions which located nearby such as the Tun Hussein Onn and Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorials and Bank Negara Museum.
    Written 12 August 2019
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  • nellielim
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,110 contributions
    The Trade Museum is located in Menara Matrade. It provides visitors information on the evolution of trade pertaining to Malaysia from ancient times to this modern era. The information centre displays trade agreements and policies as well as Malaysia's Industrial Master Plans.
    Written 8 November 2016
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