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Cultural Museum

The best place to learn the living style of Kelantanese. Educational tour & cost only RM2/adult... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee C
via mobile
THE palace.

A nice place/palace for museum lovers to visit. kind of tight inside, but it's enjoyable enough... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Mohamed A
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Town Square | Jalan Sultan, Kota Bharu 15000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place to learn the living style of Kelantanese. Educational tour & cost only RM2/adult. Ample of parking in front of the museum

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We spent 45 minutes wandering around this museum. The exhibits are reasonably interesting and give an insight in to the ceremonies of the local royals.

Thank RollingWithTheStones
Reviewed 16 June 2018

A nice place/palace for museum lovers to visit. kind of tight inside, but it's enjoyable enough. You may want to look from the Veranda of the palace, too :)

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

nothing to see..all item are relics with no historical values except maybe for personal glorification and local people.no visitors..rundown..please avoid..wasting our time

Thank castiel21
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A lovely museum to check out while you're in Kota Bharu. Gorgeous woodwork and handicrafts throughout, interesting historical photos, and carved boats out back.

1  Thank CookKim
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The museum features Kelantan's cultural heritage through photographs and a great variety of artefacts. We were further amazed by the intricate wood carvings lining the building. After our visit, we were impressed by the rich Kelantanese legacy.

1  Thank GAN L
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Very interesting displays, plenty to see plus info in English. Marriage and birth rituals plus a second building all about traditional weapons. Go - not much else to do in Kota Bharu!

1  Thank Marilynne C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Kota Bharu lacks real highlights and as such this museum is an option (not a must-see). Rather cheap and compact. Don't forget the weapons exhibit on the right side of the main building (second entrance).

1  Thank JoostG3
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The old palace of the Sultan has been re-purposed and made into a nice museum showing the history of the state and a glimpse of the life of the Royals of old. It is located accross the main square with plenty of parking and the...More

1  Thank Robert d
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Interesting artefact on display, conveniently located in the heart of Kota Bahru. Parking may be a bit of a problem especially during school and public holidays as it is also near the famous Pasar Siti Khadijah

2  Thank JauhariAbdullah
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