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Address: 4 Jalan Ushawan 6 | Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 53200, Malaysia
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+60 3-4145 6122
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Founded in 1885, Royal Selangor is the world's foremost name in quality...

Founded in 1885, Royal Selangor is the world's foremost name in quality pewter, a brand synonymous with design and craftsmanship.

The Visitor Centre takes you back over a hundred years to the founding of Royal Selangor and its inextricable link with the history of Malaysia, to the present day as the world's largest pewter maker and its expansion into gold and sterling silver.

With a built-up area of 40,000 square feet, the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is located just 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur City Centre and has won the Malaysian Tourism Best Tourist Attraction Award 2004 in the category of attraction with national identity or heritage, as well as the ASEAN Tourism Association Awards 2005 for Excellence as Best ASEAN New Tourist Attraction. Today it receives hundreds of domestic and international visitors daily.

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Half-Day School of Hard Knocks and Royal Selangor Pewter Tour

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Lots of history

Well worth seing, lots of history and amazing skilled workers. You get a short factory tour than see a lot of items that you can buy!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth seing, lots of history and amazing skilled workers. You get a short factory tour than see a lot of items that you can buy!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called in here on the way to the Elephant sanctuary. Very well set out & you get to see ladies actually making different things. We didn't realise that so much can be made out of pewter. We didn't buy anything as it was very expensive, but well worth visiting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not a tour person but this was fun! No-nonsense tour gets straight to the point with no fussiness, then if you're lucky you can have a conversation with Mun Ha, the founder's grand-daughter. She has amazing energy and love for her story and family. And she's quite the saleswoman! This would be fun with kids to stay and make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ask at your the hotel concierge to arrange the FREE bus to pick up. You might like to know they won the trip Advisor travellers choice award for 2015. The factory attracts 200.000 visitors each year. The factory tours start at 9am until 5pm daily. Admission is also FREE & the interesting & entertaining factory tour is also FREE. Have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to arrive a bit earlier before the crowd, great fun and excellent staff. We enjoyed the tour with Yan, very informative and interesting and really enjoyed the foundry experience making our own key chains with Hafiz. He was so helpful and his friendly manner made the activity great fun for all our group. Really enjoyed the shopping at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you are a local, you should come and visit. It is free! Spend an hour here and it was worth it. You get a free private tour. You can also spend RM180 to create your own pewter.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this. So informative, interesting and brilliantly designed, free, tour. Worth doing. See the handcrafted Pewter items being made, have a go yourself, learn some stuff and buy a few bits before you leave. Cracking visit. Go do it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favority activities in KL. We learned all about Pewter, the history the process and we even made our own pewter peace personalised!!!! and to close with a gold key we meet the owner, the grandaughter of the founder. You definitly recomend if you're in malasia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour of the Royal Selangor Pewter factory was wonderful. The girl escorting us on the tour was very knowledgable and friendly. We say all the various processes that go into making the best pewter products in the world. The shop has some very nice pieces that you may wish to purchase and take home.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic tour with very knowledgeable and very friendly guide, great staff in School of Hard Knocks and shop. And topped up with a nice chat with the founder's grand daughter. Highly recommended for foreign guests as well as locals.

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Doha, Qatar
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Greetings from UniKL International Office!!

     

     

Dear Ms.Natalie

     

First of all let me introduce myself first; I am Ms.Amira, Executive of UniKL International Office.

     

    As short explanation, our office is responsible on matters pertaining collaboration and partnership at the international level. We are also directly involves with matters related to Exchange programs.

In line with Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) mission of producing global technopreneurs, the university provides strong support for its students to participate in the ‘Student Exchange/ Academic Mobility Programme’ with its partners abroad for the duration between one to two semesters at universities in Asia, Australasia and Europe.

     

Thus, UniKL is looking forward to collaborate with more partners in different parts of the world to add more options for its students to spend their terms abroad. The areas of collaboration are not just limited to student exchange as we are also interested in staff exchange and research collaboration.

     

Pertaining to these matters, we from UniKL will receive students from various universities from Japan under Students Cultural Exchange conducted by Ministry of Tourism Malaysia (Tokyo).

These groups are from business background and they are bachelor students from various universities in Japan. This is a good opportunity to show to them about our Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

     

     

It would be highly appreciate that you could kindly help us on these matters. Our suggestion date will be on:

Date : 25th August 2015 (Tuesday)

Time : 10 am

     

     

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you require further information.

     

Thank you & have a nice day!!

     

Best regards,

AMIRA AZIZAN

UniKL International Office (UIO)

Universiti Kuala Lumpur

1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail

Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03-2175 4407

Email: amiraa@unikl.edu.my

over a year ago

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