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Pahang State Museum

Along the Pahang River, Pekan, Malaysia
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Mesum Sultan Abu Bakar

Very imformative and a good place to learn Pahang culture & know her history. Located just beside... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2017
Lee C
via mobile
Nice spot in a small town

Nice spot to spend a bit of time in this small town. Nothing much else to do around here. Mostly... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2016
via mobile
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Jan 8, 2017
“Mesum Sultan Abu Bakar”
May 6, 2016
“Nice spot in a small town”
Along the Pahang River, Pekan, Malaysia
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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Very imformative and a good place to learn Pahang culture & know her history. Located just beside main road of Pekan

Thank Lee C
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice spot to spend a bit of time in this small town. Nothing much else to do around here. Mostly people passing through to head to Kuantan.

Thank aurora7777
Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Nice and warm place to visit when you at Pekan. Can learn about local royal things. The environment was new, not like many other museum. Park outside the museum has nice art things.

Thank liyanabakri19
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Well preserve history by the local authority. Worth the visit! It was kind of creepy yet very knowledgeable trip to do. We get to know well of the state history. Very friendly reception.

Thank hafisriker
Reviewed April 29, 2013

I would recommended everyone to experience new dimension of museum in Malaysia. Sultan Abu Bakar in Pekan Pahang really give new definition on how a museum should look like. Come and experience yourself and decide whether worth or not to come to Pekan just to...More

Thank FoodLovers2711
Reviewed March 21, 2013

We (parents+4kids) were immediately captured by the warm and cosy atmosphere and it felt as if we entered the Sultans residence. The sound of live music played on traditional instruments and beckoned us to enter the residence further. The displays of artifacts and Royal memorabilia...More

1  Thank Robert_Kuantan
Reviewed February 7, 2013

Let's face it......Malaysia isn't a country that knows how to exhibit or portray its history very well....just have a look at the National Museum in KL. Compared to that and many others i've been, this is one of the best museums there is in this...More

1  Thank Luqman M
Reviewed December 30, 2012

The plc seems to be dusty. if you have sinus problem. pls avoid going, you might end of sneezing the entire day. local history is in plc but very sallow, concentrated on limited towers for some reason. ancient trade merchants and Thai connection has been...More

Thank Mr-Bat
Reviewed November 14, 2012

After 4 long years of waiting, finally this museum reopen on October 2012. The buildings now in white and the landscape here full of sculptures. Interior decoration here quite good and in each section has an interactive segment to provide knowledge in an interesting way....More

Thank MR_Backpacker
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