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National Museum, Malaysia – Virtual Tour

National Museum, Malaysia

National Museum, Malaysia – Virtual Tour

The National Museum, Malaysia, provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture. The museum’s collection serves as a repository of Malaysia’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

The museum houses four main galleries allotted to ethnology and natural history.

The displays range from free-standing tableaux showing cultural events like weddings, festivals, and costumes; to traditional weapons, musical instruments, arts and crafts, ceramics, flora, and fauna.

Highlights of the National Museum, Malaysia

    • Avalokiteshvara of Bidor – 8th-9th-century bronze
    • Istana Satu
    • Bajau headgear
    • Buddha of Ipoh
    • Buddha-Gupta stone
    • Coins
    • Headdresses of the rulers of Malay states
    • Jalong statue
    • Lalandau hat
    • Traditional carts from the 1900s

National Museum, Malaysia

  • Museum:                             National Museum, Malaysia
  • Malay:                                 Muzium Negara
  • City:                                     Kuala Lumpur
  • Country:                              Malaysia
  • Established:                        1963
  • Location:                             Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

National Museum, Malaysia –  Map

National Museum, Malaysia –  Virtual Views

National Museum, Malaysia –  Virtual Views

Malaysian Proverbs

National Museum, Malaysia

National Museum, Malaysia

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National Museum, Malaysia

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“No matter how big the whale is, a tiny harpoon can kill him.”
– Malaysian Proverb

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Photo Credits: 1) Gryffindor [Public domain]

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