Museums in Kuala Lumpur

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Museums in Kuala Lumpur

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  • Nghi Ta
    1 contribution
    - Fully packed experience: Deserves multiple visits, you will find something new every time. It's an amazing experience for those who seek understanding of Malaysia. Detailed miniatures done with careful research, accompanied by detailed descriptions, fun facts, mini games, and interactive bits that are better experienced in person than reading from reviews. It would require 30 minutes minimum for just breezing through everything. The staff suggested 45 minutes minimum to get an enjoyable experience, but I believe each person's interest will keep them there as long as they would like, as there are so many things to explore.
    - Friendly, informative staff: I visited very last minute on the day they had to close early for private matters (only saw the announcement when already walking to place). When the staff knew I couldn't stay longer in Malaysia to come back later, they were more than welcoming & made sure I could have a short version of the visit with a taste of everything.
    - From and for great inspirations and causes: I was fortunate to have a little chat with the team, especially Alvin. They are very passionate about this project, it's not just as a place for sightseeing but highly valuable for education and cultural awareness.
    Written 7 December 2022
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  • Alain K
    Bangkok, Thailand367 contributions
    Certainly a fantastic museum, but the "forgotten history of Palestine" shows once more that fanatics rule this world, and especially Malaysia, with a fiercely antisemitic and anti-Israel government: why "forget" to mention that Palestine was inhabited by Jews for centuries, even before the Roman period, the same Jews whose monotheist religion forms the base of many rules of Islam ?
    Very nice restaurant and very interesting shop !
    Written 5 December 2022
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  • gema O
    Spring, TX22 contributions
    An interesting concept science centre which starts off with a right to talk about the energy and its transition. This is followed by alot of hands on experiments. However, place ia very crowded with many school kids and long queuea for many of the experiences.
    Written 3 December 2022
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  • B T
    London, UK1,092 contributions
    The museum was very good, they had information in 4 halls, one on prehistoric malaysia, one on the various early kingdoms in the area, one on colonial malaysia and one on modern independent malaysia. It was well laid out and very interesting. Conveniently located right next to the metro station of the same name.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • G2Kpauly
    Melbourne, Australia1,689 contributions
    I had a quick walk through here and it's cool to see. It has abit of information about the history of KL, a huge model of the whole city of KL which shows how big the city is. A nice cafe looked popular and afew good photo spots with I love KL. Free also which was handy.
    Written 30 October 2022
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  • AIDANADIAH@SEU338E
    Penang Island, Malaysia127 contributions
    When we talk about museum, mostly is about history and arts. This trendy Bank Negara Museum showcase the history of finance-how Bank Negara made money, the versions of classic money and also got some art paintings by famous artist at the upper floor.
    Written 2 June 2020
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  • Jay E
    Washington DC, DC30 contributions
    Excellent displays of various techniques for weaving and embroidery used by peoples of Malysia. Great way to get a visual idea of the diversity of clothing designs and their inspiration. It only costs about 5RM to enter. Highly recommended.
    Written 4 November 2022
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  • Harrison F. Carter
    Cologne, Germany10,753 contributions
    We wanted to see the building on a self guided tour whilst in this part of the city. It was good to see and very quiet.
    Written 5 September 2020
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  • B T
    London, UK1,092 contributions
    The museum was free and they have lots of exhibits with information about police, uniforms, documents and lots of guns.
    Written 14 August 2022
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  • Rita
    Selangor, Malaysia9 contributions
    The place is good for those u like to take picture. The picture is based on 3d illusion and it so cool.
    Written 15 February 2020
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  • KM Lee
    8 contributions
    Went there on a Sunday and it was full so we came back on Tuesday and the whole place was almost empty and we get to enjoy all the things on our own.

    All the staffs here are very polite and pleasant that it make the place even more enjoyable.

    Many things to try out and such an informative place for young children.

    For such a cheap price, this place is a definitive must go for everyone visiting KL.
    Written 24 September 2020
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  • Michael
    Woking, UK255 contributions
    The Planetarium was a great educational, free attraction. We went on a weekend during the day and it was almost deserted! They had enough exhibitions to keep you entertained for a couple of hours, and there were several paid for exhibitions available, however we did not visit these. We walked to the Planetarium following a visit to the Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Park as they are all in the same area. It was very informative whilst also being interesting for kids so that both adults and children can enjoy it. If you don't have something to do in KL then I definitely suggest visiting the Planetarium.
    Written 13 January 2020
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  • Magdalena Cardozo
    Harare, Zimbabwe52 contributions
    It's a beautiful place, clean, info and photos displayed throughout. Unfortunately, much is cordoned off and so you don't quite get the full view and effect, and taking photos inside is not permitted. They offer to take a photo of you at the entrance though. The ticket isn't expensive either, so it's still worth seeing. I had difficulty booking an uber due to peak time. One of the staff members (I think his name was Dodi), who was also at the entrance, made sure that I was ok and not left stranded, even though they had already closed. Please pass on my "Thank You" to him.
    Written 7 March 2020
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,721 contributions
    The national oil company had an art gallery already in 1992 before the famous towers were built. These abstract paintings show that expressionism arrived to Malaysia late, only in the 1950's and has held a strong position in the local art world. One of the pictures in the enclosed portrait exhibition stands out as exceptional, the Heart surgery by Hoessin Enas from 1980 as the author is obviously the patient. Pop into the gallery on the third floor while shopping, the space is open from 10-20, Mondays closed.
    Written 9 March 2020
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  • Hussam Saeid
    Malaysia32 contributions
    The place is well maintained and very well designed. It would be better to know what they are showing before you go, so you make sure that you would be interested.
    Written 2 August 2020
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