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Orang Asli Museum (Muzium Orang Asli)

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They are the poorest, least healthy, worst educated, most marginalised community in the whole country.


Photo of Orang Asli Museum (Muzium Orang Asli)

Their story is a fascinating one, but you will only get a sanitised version of it at the government-run Orang Asli Museum.

The best part of the museum is the black and white photos; the worst part is the complete lack of information about the Orang Asli's desperate struggle to hold onto their traditional way of life.

It's located about 25km from central KL -- the last stop on Rapid KL bus U12 from Chow Kit.

As a final word, please do not go on tours which involve visits to Orang Asli villages; they are people, not zoo exhibits.


Orang Asli Museum (Muzium Orang Asli)

Batu 12, Gombak Utara, Selangor
Sat-Thu, 09:00-17:00
T: (03) 6189 2122 
http://www.jakoa.gov.my/web/guest/muzium

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