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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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History and Majestic

Wonderful place and very the classic architecture. Inside, you can learn about the state's history, people, industries, arts and cultures, etc. Good place to start off your tour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
Aqem A
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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place and very the classic 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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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This is the largest museum in South East Asia. The architecture is impressive. The display in the museum is nothing to shout about but the surrounding grounds is the highlight. Just admiring the building structure and there is also view of Sg Terengganu. There is an outdoor ships, vintage cars and train display. They also have some birds and porcupine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I recommend anyone who came to terengganu to pay at least one visit to this museum. It has an outdoor and indorr attraction. I particularly recommend visitors to visit small boats collection in the outdoor section, which stays very true to the locals' lifestyle. Highly recommended.

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Davao City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

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 29, 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 via mobile

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 14, 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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Singapore
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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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