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National Museum

Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50566, Malaysia
+60 3-2282 6255
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Muzium Negara was officially opened on 31 August 1963, on the site of the Selangor Museum, which was accidentally bombed during the Second World War.The main museum building houses four exhibition galleries featuring Malaysia’s history and rich cultural diversity. The Prehistory Gallery showcases the formation of the Malay Archipelago with findings of numerous important prehistoric archaeological sites in Malaysia. There's no need to book ahead, just be at the museum front desk about 10 mins before.Tours are in English - but tours in Malay, Mandarin, French, Japanese and other languages are also available. For the latest schedule, please check the museum website.
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Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50566, Malaysia
+60 3-2282 6255
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quite large exhibition space and displays about the history of the country and its diversity and wealth

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour guide was super friendly and offered a comprehensive tour, detailed and accurate. Definitely a great place to learn about the Malaysian culture and history.

Thank TaviBacala
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a great museum, but probably a good museum to visit as it provides a brief history of Malaysia. It also talks a bit of the Malacca history.

Thank timoshym
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have intention to visit this museum ... it was a part of guided tour of KL and we didn't expect much. What a pleasant surprise! Well organized with a lot of details and nice exhibits (sincerely I do not care whether they are...More

Thank Nen608707
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 Ringitts to go in. Lovely air conditioning. Four galleries to look at charting through the history of Malaysia. We visited twice during our stay as our first visit was at a weekend when there was a party of children with whistles, and the noise...More

Thank westham66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must admit that I had no plans to visit this museum, but whist walking from the KL Bird Park back to KL Sentral I went past the front gate of the museum, and a mere RM5 entry fee for ice cold air conditioning and...More

1  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful museum that has lots of great exhibits about Malaysia. It is divided into four large rooms covering Pre history, the different Malay Kingdoms, colonial days and modern days. It's 5 MYR, just over $1. Check out the free outdoor exhibits too....More

1  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stop at the museum is essential to trying to understand the country today. The outer buildings have displays of carts, wagons, and the cars built in Malaysia. Inside the exhibits range from the "ancient" times to the invasion of the Dutch, the Portuguese, the...More

1  Thank Nick D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think some of the items are poorly duplicates. One of the skills that was supposed to be thousand of years old had it's orbits solid. But it gets better.

Thank G L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Children enjoyed the visit. Got to know more about the history, culture and evolution. Something extra besides book.

Thank KhengBoon
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Duy N
How to get there on foot from KL Sentral? I read on their website that there are pedestrian pathway & signboards but from google map it doesn't look like I can cross big roads between KL Sentral & national museum.
2 November 2016|
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Response from Ashwathram r | Reviewed this property |
Its just a walkable distance you nees to cross the KL Sentral mall , there is no pedastrian walkway, be care ful with the speeding cars, walk along the road and you need to climb down the stairs of the crossover brighe and... More
Lola R
is there a dress code??
18 June 2016|
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Response from Stay_Strong_Thailand | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. But avoid being scantily dressed, or ultra-short shorts.
Do i have to buy a ticket for entrance?
5 June 2015|
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Response from bellhana | Property representative |
Yes, please purchase the ticket in the ticket counter. (ex) Rm2 for Adult Malaysian Citizen; RM5 for Adult Foreigner) We look forward to your visiting!!
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