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Darul Ridzuan Museum

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Address: Jalan Panglima Bukit Gantang, Ipoh, Malaysia

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Much improvements to be done

No disrespect but I see a lot of potential for this museum. It hurts me to see the state it is at today and I can only think of a million ways to improve the premise and it's... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 29, 2016
Ipoh, Malaysia
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Apart from the ground floor which is being used to showcase provincial political issues and history, the museum has been shut down. Not sure what has happened to the artefacts it once contained. A taxi driver thought they might have been relocated to the Perak Museum in Taiping. Worth a visit to see the building but the current exhibit wouldn't... More 

Thank kenmoore686
Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016

No disrespect but I see a lot of potential for this museum. It hurts me to see the state it is at today and I can only think of a million ways to improve the premise and it's historic values.

Thank MikeChu89
Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

Located at Ipoh, this museum already been renovated to modern new design. Surely, its good place to spend your time and take a picture. Nevertheless, short 15 minutes already enough for you to see all the exhibition.

Thank NurMuhamad
The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

When we were in Ipoh, the ground floor of the museum was beng used for a temporary exhibition of amateur paintings and as a venue to hand out start numbers for an athletic event. Top floor was a mess.

Thank Hansje
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015

The museum is on upgrading per March 2015, with almost no signage. However, the building alone is worth to visit, especially for architecture geek.

Thank bastianhidayat
Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2015

Can you believe it, we went there to visit but too bad it was closed due to maintenance work bit the gate was open. The guard was sleeping!! Maybe next time or never.

Thank KwanT_Ng
Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

This is a small museum. A good place to take a short walk in the afternoon if the air-conditioning is turned on in the second floor display hall. You do not want to stay there for more than 3 mins. Moreover, contents are very basic.

1 Thank Eric T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014

The artifacts displayed are very basic only fit for elementary kids. One can finishing walking the place within 5 minutes. Only the exterior of the museum is worth taking a look.

3 Thank AndrewXJKT
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is a great place to learn the history of Perak and all the different cultures that meet here along with some artifacts. The building itself is also worth a second look. All exhibits have English explanations which was great, and best of all, it's free! Tips/Notes: - this would be a great place to visit in the afternoon heat... More 

1 Thank jsgiguere
Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2013

This museum site is a colonial structure mansion built by tin miner Foo Choong Kit in 1926. In 1950 it was sold to the Perak State Government to house the Department of Works. Then, it was in 1992 that this building finally become a museum. Visitor can learn about the early history of Perak and main characters of the administration... More 

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