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Address: No. 5 Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
Phone Number: 03-22725689/90
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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The Royal Malaysian Police Museum is well maintained and very informative with abundant memorabilia . You get to relive the memories of the bloody communist emergency in which the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royal Malaysian Police Museum is well maintained and very informative with abundant memorabilia . You get to relive the memories of the bloody communist emergency in which the Police played a key role defending the country and an insight into the country's most violent gangsters such as Bentong Kali and Botak Chin and the Heroics of certain Policemen who... More 

Thank raypatrick
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This one storeyed building composes of 2Galleries:AandB,A displays about how the rulers in the past managed the local welfare and security , colonial era of portugese reign in Melaka; then roceeds to gallery B which exhibits the police system in British colonial era and modern police of Malaysia. Thereis also outdoor exhibits: bulletproof vehicles, speedboat, cannons, etc.

Thank berm1974
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

it was an amazing experience. Before visit that place, i didn't know much about that place or what it consists of. i went there for an assignment with my school. it turned to be a perfect place for my assignment. i get to know about the malaysian police more relevantly. the cops were very friendly and helped us so much... More 

Thank Indira T
South West, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was the only place I received a warm welcome in KL, though that may have been something to do with me being the only visitor! I got the LRT to Pasar Seni then walked through the old KL Station (worth a visit in itself) and up the hill, took about 20 minutes. The museum is fairly large and made-up... More 

Thank dj1471
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Wow, didn't expect that this place to be very modern building, fully air conditioned, well decorated with explanations in both English and Malay. The museum describes how the police force was formed since the 1400's and how each state in the country started their very own police force in the late 1800's. The most interesting part was the confiscated home-made... More 

Thank TKW888
Putrajaya, Malaysia
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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Royal Malaysia Police Museum is located close to the Islamic Arts Museum in KL. It displays the history and information of Royal Malaysia Police throughout different years. The museum is divided in 3 galleries, Gallery A (Early History of Police Force), Gallery B (The Establishment of a Modern Police Force) and Gallery C (Emergency Period and Bukit Kepong Tragedy). I... More 

Thank harrymikael80
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great Museum. Well laid out and well exhibited.The Museum gives you a perspective of of Malay/Malaysian history.This place is must visit for all visitors to KL.Not sure why it does not feature in the brochures .Very few tourists visit the museum because it is not well publicised.The Malaysian tourist dept must do more to make this place known.I found the... More 

Thank 33nair
Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We love this museum in Kuala Lumpur. It is old school but with so much heart and history. Spend 2 hours there and learned a lot about Malaysia and the Police. The Police Captain was so nice and friendly to answer my specific questions. No entry fee but my donation was accepted with a smile. Top 3 museum in KL.

1 Thank Lieschen G
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176 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

We really liked this exhibit. There is enough to look at for a couple of hours including uniforms and memorabilia from the Malaysian police forces spanning back to around 1400. There are also some vehicles to look at outside. The staff were friendly and helpful and all signs are in English as well as Malay. The whole museum is free... More 

1 Thank TravelGiraffe13
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Small but well laid out and provides a different historical view of the Malaysian peninsular. Well worth a visit. Allow 2 hours to do it justice.

Thank David C

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