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Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery

Sasana Kijang, 2 Jalan Dato_ Onn | 2, Jalan Dato' Onn, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-9179 2784
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Stay curious and proud to be a Malaysian citizen

The BNM Museum and Art Gallery is situated in Jalan Dato'Onn. Reachable by lrt (Bandaraya Station... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nurul Husna S
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Southeast Asian art

Modern museum featuring a collection of Malaysian & Southeast Asian art, plus a gift shop... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amirhossein f
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Tehran, Iran
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Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery aims to provide the public with an informal venue for learning about the importance of economics, Islamic banking and financial planning, along with the role the Central Bank plays in nation building through prudent economics transformational policies. The Art Gallery showcases the Central Bank's collection of Malaysian and Southeast Asian art acquired since 1962.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sasana Kijang, 2 Jalan Dato_ Onn | 2, Jalan Dato' Onn, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The BNM Museum and Art Gallery is situated in Jalan Dato'Onn. Reachable by lrt (Bandaraya Station) or komuter service (Bank Negara Station) with 10 minutes walking distance, visitors may also drive and park at the basement with RM5 fare per entree (FREE parking on public...More

Thank Nurul Husna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern museum featuring a collection of Malaysian & Southeast Asian art, plus a gift shop & cafe.Free entrance, parking is RM5 per entry, you can take picture or video at there.

Thank amirhossein f
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is much, much more than just a museum of currency. It is absolutely world class in scale, but is also world’s fair level in the creativity and pizazz of presentation. The topics covered are ambitious: history, economics and art. The achievement is sensational. interactive,...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Enjoyed the well curated exhibitions on abstract art and 60 years of independence. The permanent exhibition of coins and notes was highly enjoyable, with a clever exhibition of notes of various countries in the world. I wished for the EU countries, they would not just...More

Thank azianKualalumpur
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Being familiar with such exhibitions, I found it to be of an extremely high standard, probably one of the best displays I’ve ever seen. The building itself is modern and airy, with its signature “shell coil” stairs. The quality of the Museum is enhanced by...More

Thank HK_Alain
BNMMAG, Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear HK_Alain, Thank you for the feedback. We hope you will still continue to recommend us to your family and friends. We would also like to invite you to our latest exhibition: The Unreal Deal - Six decades of Malaysian abstract art, happening from 31...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Spent 2-3hours here is a best choice I had made today. Gained knowledge here and have a relaxing day. RM5 per entry and the food price here is totally reasonable compared with other places. Free WiFi and 5-10 min distance from Botanical Garden.

Thank Viki S
BNMMAG, Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Viki S, Thank you for your review. I hope to see you here again very soon. Our upcoming exhibitions on Merdeka will open at the end of August.

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is very well organised & proffesional. The most interesting is their collection of various currency note, which are never seen elsewhere

Thank Lee C
BNMMAG, Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Lee C, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcome you here again soon. Do check out our website for our upcoming exhibitions.

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Quite a nice place to hangout with kids during a day tour. Interesting exhibitions and very comfortable place. Most importantly no clowd and is FOC!

Thank Kwan W
BNMMAG, Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear Kwan W, Thank you for your review. Please don't forget to check out our official website for upcoming children's programme.

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I rate this place highly despite 2 of the galleries were closed for new exhibition preparations. The interactive exhibitions were really helpful in educating my children about money and how it makes the world go round. The exhibitions on the upper floors were a bit...More

Thank AzlanFirman
BNMMAG, Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear AzlanFirman, Thank you for your review and recommending us to TripAdvisor readers. We hope you will come back to see us again. We have many programmes line up in October and November as we celebrate the Annual Children's Day event. Please do check out...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Free and defo worth it. A must visit for all people fr all ages. Friendly staff. Amazing cheap stuff they sell at the store there too.

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Thank sonu g
BNMMAG, Manager at Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Dear sonu g, Thank you for your review. We hope to see you here again soon. Do check out of new exhibition on the third floor call "The Unreal Deal" which is a compilation of Abstract Art from the 1960s. Best Wishes.

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Chris0922
7 March 2016|
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Dear Chris0922, You are welcome to just walk in. However, if you need to speak to anyone specifically, I would recommend that you write to us formally so that we can arrange a meeting with the staff. For your... More
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