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No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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All reviews merdeka square traditional costumes beautiful building free entry interesting displays on display sultan abdul samad building great architecture kl city gallery malaysian culture worth a visit other attractions central market air conditioned couple of hours fabric techniques
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was very interesting it was really nicely put together. About the history of textile in Malaysia. I think took me about an hour to go through it. And I also have a little cafe and the shop is worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PieterS90
Reviewed August 16, 2019

A brilliant overview of the many fabrics and textiles which have become part of the historical culture of Malaysia. Would recommend viewing this museum before shopping.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Barbara J
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

We never went inside as have no interest in textiles, but found the building really beautiful to observe and worth visiting for that in itself.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Everyone, not just the royalty or Malaysian, now gets to use and enjoy Malaysia’s textile. Thanks to the foresight and industry of government, business and cultural preservists, who supported and made it available for mass and luxury production. And this beautiful building that used to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jopin
Reviewed August 7, 2019

In a lovely preserved old building, wonderful displays of textiles. including how things were made as well as costumes/clothes through the years. It was really well documented with information, and spacious displays, including jewellery. A nice café and small shop there also to buy handmade...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Samantha-Dawn S
Reviewed July 16, 2019

Malaysia is known for its textile industry. The centre was closed when we visited. We saw it from outside, seems to be quite big and expect that it covers a rich heritage inside

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SRKK2013
Reviewed June 22, 2019

We saw some beautiful traditional material and how it was fabricated as well as amazing pieces of jewelleries. The lady at the reception was very kind. Nice for children too.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 1Rebeccah1
Reviewed May 3, 2019

Another great architectural masterpiece in KL. Did not have time to visit all the exhibits so will have to go onto my wish list

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Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed May 3, 2019

A lovely little museum right on the corner of the square. Don't miss stopping in to check it out. It is free and has several floors of interesting displays.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MyrrhAdventures
Reviewed April 27, 2019

This place did not have a lot to offer. You can see some examples of the local batik and other textile work. Very close to the National Museum, this is more of an "also visit". Some people skip it altogether. It is also somewhat dark...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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