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Royal Malaysia Police Museum

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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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Interesting history of the Malaysian Police Force

We stumbled across this museum when we were walking down to the city after we had visited the Butterfly Park and Orchid Garden. The buildings are old colonial style and we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 16, 2016
Ruth P
Skipton, United Kingdom
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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We stumbled across this museum when we were walking down to the city after we had visited the Butterfly Park and Orchid Garden. The buildings are old colonial style and we were drawn to look at them but then realised it was a museum. There are extensive displays and all interesting. The information is in English and other languages. There... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This museum is a little bit obscure compared to the more famous National museum and Islamic museum but it is well worth a visit for anyone,with multiple exhibit showing off pieces and the different periods of the existence of the police from colonial Malaya to current Malaysia

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Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This is well worth a visit. The displays and artifacts are tastefully and professionaly presented. I wanted to give this 5 stars but it earned 4 simply because without some prior knowledge of Malaysian history it is difficult to follow it in a chronilogical order. I feel it would be easier to follow if we could simply start at the... More 

1 Thank Graeme M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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 

1 Thank raypatrick
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank berm1974
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Indira T
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank dj1471
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank TKW888
Putrajaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank harrymikael80
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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