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Independence Memorial

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Jalan Parameswara, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Independence museum

Independence Memorial houses an interesting museum which deals with the history of Malacca and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nomadman411978
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London, United Kingdom
Lots of information for the uninformed.

I really didn't know much about the history of this country aside from that it was colonized by the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kumi M
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an airport somewhere!
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Jalan Parameswara, Melaka 75000, Malaysia

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Independence Memorial houses an interesting museum which deals with the history of Malacca and Malaysia from the Sultanate period in the 15th century up to independence in 1957. There are a lot of good displays with English and entrance is free.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really didn't know much about the history of this country aside from that it was colonized by the Portuguese, the British, and the Dutch. It also fell under Japanese rule for a period of time. This museums expands on all of that and presents...More

Thank Kumi M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The displays inside are mainly post-colonial stuff which I guess will be appreciated more by those who are familiar with that part of the country's history (which I'm not since I hardly know any of Malaysia's history), so to me it was just a few...More

Thank Myo M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The building is really a beautiful structure, maybe the highlight. The interior is packed with written documents with tiny remarks in English trying to interpret the documents. There are interactive spots that do not work which was a shame. The search for true independence was...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This is a museum which display items & documents related to nation fight for independent. Very informative and good to visit at least once

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is actually a museum to chart the struggle to become an independent country, with memorabilia and video displays. Worth visiting if a history fan.

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The most impressive part of this attraction is the building in which the museum is housed. It contains a vast amount of information, slanted somewhat towards the contribution of the Malay section of the community rather than a more balanced view. However the displays are...More

Thank Weald
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Melacca has very beautiful colonial buildings, and this isn't different, amazing facade; inside you could know about country independence.

Thank Jorge Luis H
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Every country had many history of people want to independence .I just want to see difference place and some of history .

Thank Shall_Lina
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We visited the place and there is no entry fee. Once inside, we saw manuscripts, video tapes, films and slides depicting events leading to Malaysia's independence in 1957. We shed tears when we saw Tuanku Abdul Rahman proclaimed the words 'Merdeka,Merdeka, Merdeka' at Merdeka Square.

Thank GAN L
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Daily from 9.00 am. to 6.00 pm. Tuesday to Sunday. Closes on Monday.
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