Kuala Lumpur & Selangor
Bank Negara Malaysia Museum & 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 that the Central Bank plays in nation building through prudent economic transformational policies. The Art Gallery showcases the Central Bank’s collection of Malaysian and Southeast Asian art acquired since 1962.
The Royal Malaysian Police Museum is a museum that showcases the history of the Malaysian police force, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum includes exhibits from the history of the Royal Malaysian Police since its origins under British colonial rule until the 1970s.
The National Textile Museum explores the rich diversity of the people of Malaysia. The museum traces the development and trend of textiles that have characterized and shaped the life-style of the people of Malaysia as early as the prehistoric era right up to the modern times.
The National Automobile Museum displays locally made cars and motorcycles and imported cars that have been used in the country. The main objective the museum is to give information on the Malaysia developments in automotive industry and its achievement. The museum also shows various collections of vintage and classic cars which have its own history to tell.
The National Museum is a museum located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture. The National Museum is a palatial structure built in the style of Rumah Gadang, an aspect of Minangkabau architecture.
The Telekom Museum is housed in a beautiful old colonial building which would have been demolished in 1985 had it not been for the intervention of the then Prime Minister, Dato Seri Dr. Mahatir Mohamed. It traces the history of telecommunications in Malaysia from 1870s up to the present.
Gallery Sri Perdana
Galeria Sri Perdana is an interesting museum giving an insight to the day to day life of Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and his family during his tenure as the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. The building in which the museum is housed used to be the PM’s official residence from 1983 until he relocated to the more palatial Seri Perdana in Putrajaya in 1999.
Orang Asli Craft Museum
Visitors who want to learn about the original inhabitants of the country should visit the Orang Asli Museum. It was established to showcase the history, culture, traditions and various tribal artifacts of the Orang Asli early indigenous groups who lived in the Malay Peninsula many years before.
The Nature Museum is an effort by the Government to collect, document and exhibit natural treasures encompassing the fauna, flora, rocks, minerals and fossils of this country to benefit all levels of society, as well as foreign visitors. This museum houses thousands of specimens of threatened and endangered fauna, as a reference to the natural heritage of our country.
The Maritime Museum or the Flora de Lamar is a replica of the Portuguese ship which sank in the coast of Melaka while on its way to Portugal. The replica is a staggering 34 meters in height and 8 meters in width. The main focus of the museum is the maritime history of Melaka and the golden ages of Melaka’s Sultanate as the Emporium of the East.
Nyonya Baba Museum
The museum was established in 1986 by Chan Kim Lay, the fourth generation of his family. It showcases the local history of ethnic Chinese-Malays called Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan in Melaka.