National Museum (Kuala Lumpur) 3.3 rating

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The National Museum throws light on the history and culture of Malaysia. It displays exhibits on the traditional life of the various indigenous and immigrant ethnic communities, numerous well-explained artifacts including fine clothing and shadow puppets and Orang Asli woodcarving pieces. The history section is divided into four galleries - Gallery A (prehistoric), Gallery B (Malay kingdoms), Gallery C (colonial era) and Gallery D (modern Malaysia).

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Tue
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Wed
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About National Museum (Kuala Lumpur)

 Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 Nearest Transit: KL Sentral (Line: Seremban KTM, Port Klang KTM, Kelana Jaya LRT, Monorail)

 +60 3-2282 6255

 http://www.muziumnegara.gov.my

National Museum (Kuala Lumpur) and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Masjid Jamek

Masjid Jamek(1.6 km)

Tugu Negara

Tugu Negara(1.7 km)
Tugu Negara or the National Monument is a massive bronze sculpture built in 1963 as a memorial to the soldiers who gave up their lives in Malaysia's struggle for freedom against the Japanese during World War II and the Malayan Emergency from 1948 until 1960.

Sri Mahamariamman Temple

Sri Mahamariamman Temple(1.2 km)
The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is an elaborate Hindu temple which is the starting point of the annual Thaipusam pilgrimage to the Batu Caves, where Hindu devotees haul portable altars pierced to their skin with 108 lances.

Kuala Lumpur Tower

Kuala Lumpur Tower(2.5 km)
The KL Tower is the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world, with a viewing deck at 276 m that provides great views over the city.

Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square(1.4 km)
Merdeka Square, earlier known as the Selangor Club Padang, holds a significant place in Malaysian history as the place where the Union Jack was lowered for last time and Malaysian flag was raised for the first time on 31st August 1957, liberating the country from foreign rule and establishing it as a sovereign republic.

Suria KLCC

Suria KLCC(3.6 km)
Suria KLCC is one of Malaysia's premier shopping destinations due to its location beneath the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur City Centre.

Thean Hou Temple

Thean Hou Temple(1.8 km)
The Thean Hou Temple is one of the largest and most ornate Chinese temples in the region.

Kuala Lumpur Railway Station

Kuala Lumpur Railway Station(0.8 km)
The Kuala Lumpur Railway Station is a Moorish style masterpiece designed by Arthur Benison Hubback, a British Architectural Assistant to the Director of Public Works.

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