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National Museum (Muzium Negara)

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The main building of the National Museum is split into four main rooms, moving from pre-history to modern times.


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In that journey, it shifts steadily from being an informative experience, to being a propaganda vehicle for Malay nationalism.

The grounds of the museum contain a random collection of moderately diverting exhibits, including a steam locomotive, and a Malay Sultan’s palace.

Despite being located right next to KL Sentral, getting to the National Museum is a real pain by public transport - unless you fancy a death-defying dash over a six-lane highway, that is.


National Museum (Muzium Negara)
Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, Jalan Damansara
Daily 08:00-18:00
T: (03) 2267 1000 
http://www.muziumnegara.gov.my/main
Admission: 5 ringgit admission non-Malaysians

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