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Perak Museum

Address: Jalan Taming Sari, Taiping, Malaysia
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Taiping
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped on a chance and went in. The main hall is full of many, thankfully, old specimens of local wildlife and you could easily miss the fact that you need to go through this to get to the rest of the museum. If you want to learn about Perak and its peoples then this museum is very informative. There... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had been visit perak museum on November 2014. I had been visited here about 15 years ago. The building remain the same, but the content that been exhibit inside the museum had a very big difference. I love the part that showing all the bones of the animals. It's is a very helpful places for children or even adults.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

for who want to know more about Perak state, this is one of the place you should go. even tho its not too big museum, but you can consider to go here if you have time when visiting Taiping.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a very old museum. You can see the history of the Malayan , In front of the museum is the first Jail in Malaysia. A lot of valuable thing inside this museum.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It was not at all looking like a museum, way below the expectations, being oldest museum in the region

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Museum is well preserved, huge parking area, good customer oriented ticket counter staff , friendly security personnel manning the entrance and good ambiance . If you are in Taiping, this is a MUST place to visit and the entrance ticket is a mere RM 2 .

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adelaide south australai
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Ex sultans palace now a museum. Contains interesting exhibits re sultan's history and details of local aborigines. Was given a guided tour by very friendly and knowledgeable guide.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The family enjoyed this - a good way to spend a hour in Taiping. There are elephant skeletons, stuffed jungle animals and even the local rulers collection of Rolls Royce and Alvis cars.

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Kuala Lumpur
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152 reviews 152 reviews
75 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The museum is housed in a wonderful old building. I like the natural history section, with examples of animals found in Malaysia as well as the skeletons. There's a section on crafts and costumes etc, then you have to take your shoes off to go to the upstairs room. Outside are a few cars and other vehicles. The place was... More 

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Taiping, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great museum.very beautiful building and nice place to visit.The Museum is the 1st in Malaysia and compare historical museum thing it should be the best place to visit with family.Good environment.

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