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Terengganu State Museum

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Address: Pengarah | Bukit Losong, 20566, Malaysia
Phone Number: 09-622 1444
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Probably Malaysia's biggest museum, the state museum is composed of several structures built in the traditional Terengganu architecture. Inside, you can learn about the state's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Davao City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Probably Malaysia's biggest museum, the state museum is composed of several structures built in the traditional Terengganu architecture. Inside, you can learn about the state's history, people, industries, arts and cultures, etc. Good place to start off your tour around Terengganu.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is not a museum, should be called gallery for fabrics and paintings... Very poor historical displays, cannot imaging the waste of space, this is a huge building but inside is empty. Very bad narration and poorly run. Skip this if you can and just admire the architecture from outside instead.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

There are not much places to visit on Kuala Terangannu other than this Museum and Crystal mosque. Museum was huge and the display was good. Not worth visiting if you are here for short term.

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Rena, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Most exhibitions were in malay and english. They had an interesting part about fabrics from different parts of the area. The part about woodworks was also interesting. Their exhibition about prehistoric time was disappointing.

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Marang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Acclaimed as the largest of its kind in Malaysia, the Terengganu State Museum houses century old artifacts and artworks of rich and colourful heritage. Located on 27 hectares of land in Bukit Losong, Kuala Terengganu, the complex itself is an impressive architectural feature, based on the ancient Terengganu palace designs and architectures. The complex’s many galleries showcase textiles, historical artifacts,... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is the Best Museum that visited with my dear...... Well structure... well education place.... you could found the "Batu Bersurat" that display in the history book in Malaysia Secondary Education..... Huge and you properly took 1 to 2 hour inside the building... do plan and visit

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

It's a museum so you will see things you expect to see in a museum. Not gonna talk much bout that. The surrounding environment is good. The building itself is a traditional artistic architectural structure. It's giving a feeling of historic scenery. It has indoor part and outdoor part. Spend around 2-3 hours here and enjoy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Visited with family and friends. At first glance, it looked great from the outside. The buildings were beautiful and surroundings were pleasant. Getting to the main entrance and ticketing booths involved a long staircase. Adult price RM5/- only. Photos are not allowed (the staff tried to take our cameras from us, even though we promised not to use it). Interestingly... More 

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Kuantan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

I really like this museum in term of design and architecture.it is very large and you really need some times to watch all the exhibits.The only set point is the items could have been more as the buildings are quite big and you get the feeling of emptiness when strolling inside. Still I would really recommend to visit this with... More 

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kuala lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

the main attraction in this museum is the design for each building. its just nice with the beautiful garden. my advice : u need spend more time in the museum since it is the largest museum in South East Asia. dont forget to bring some water, and umbrella might help coz the weather in terengganu quiet hot and dry (dry... More 

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