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Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

4 Jalan Usahawan 6 | Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 53300, Malaysia
+60 3-4145 6000
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The Foundry Workshop Guided Tour at Royal Selangor Visitor Center
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Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is the go-to place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to experience pewter, both as a beautiful piece to be admired and as a craft. Wander through intriguing museum exhibits and witness real-time pewter crafting and end your tour with hands-on pewtersmithing workshops. Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is recognised as one of the top tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur, winning the Traveller's Choice Award by TripAdvisor in 2015.
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“pewter factory” (100 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4 Jalan Usahawan 6 | Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur 53300, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was such a nice experience of a living Malaysian heritage. Visitor Centre provide a a free guided tour (many languages available). My son loved making a small piece of pewter in "School of Hard Knocks (SOHK)" RM65 per person. gift shop has many products...More

Thank Atif S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour of the factory was really interesting. Tour guide (Raj) was knowledgeable and the consumate professional. School of Hard Knocks hands on experience was fantastic. Will be back to do the tour with my family and do the other workshop called The Foundry. Don't...More

Thank Sueturns50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Experience a living Malaysian heritage. Everything you need to know about tin - mining, molding, casting, and finishing this metal. The history of tin in Malaysia. Watch the workers trimming, casting and polishing different pieces. Try hammering patterns in the tin, and buy something if...More

Thank Drgole
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in awe of the beautiful pewter pieces and the skilfulness of the artisans who produce the wonderful product. The tour was very low key and informative and there was no pressure to purchase.

Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here the visitors get a chance to make their own pewter bowl in the School of Hard Knocks by paying a min fee.

Thank david0ng
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic! I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Royal Selangor Pewter and the tour, led by Raj, was exceptional. Raj shared interesting historical facts and he really made it such a great experience for us. The School of Hard Knocks was great fun! Very therapeutic and...More

Thank DiMc71
Reviewed 1 week ago

The factory tour was well presented by our guide Winnie, who provided facts and details about the fonder and the history of the factory. Displays are detailed and well maintained, ideal for all age groups. Good selection of items for sale.

Thank mark191007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome place to bring your oversea friends to visit as can see the factory and how the pewter is made. A good place a buy souvenir too.

Thank joanadventure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to point out that my teenage kids were really not fond of my idea of visiting this place. We were honoured to be looked after by Tina. Her genuine fascination with the family humble beginnings and determination was contagious. Every little detail of...More

Thank MS0725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we made our way around the product showroom at the end all the staff were full of information and great service. More than willing to go the extra mile.

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13 May 2017|
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Response from RoyalSelangor | Property representative |
Dear NitaShinta, We currently run 2 workshops- School of Hard Knocks and The Foundry. For School of Hard Knocks: Price: RM 65 Per Pax (including GST) Duration: 30 minutes Group size: 50 (maximum), 2 (minimum) Language... More
13 May 2017|
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Response from RoyalSelangor | Property representative |
Dear NitaShinta, the tour will take around 1 to 2 hours- longer if you join one of our workshops. Please call us to arrange for free shuttle bus service. Please visit our website for more information. Thank you.
22 April 2017|
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Response from Badariyah | Reviewed this property |
Hi Adrian! Sorry for late reply. I was away from town. Royal Selangor Visitor Centre opens every day, even during any public holiday😊