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Relive the history

This grand old dame of a building houses exhibits, archival records and really really old... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stunning museuem

This Proclamation of Independence stunning building is a museum with some historical exhibits and... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Dr Neerja L B
Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
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Jalan Parameswara, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-284 1231
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This grand old dame of a building houses exhibits, archival records and really really old photographs on the early history of the Malay Sultanate. The collection is divided into several sections, and you can see a very detailed and extensive timeline covering Malaysia's struggle for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

This Proclamation of Independence stunning building is a museum with some historical exhibits and film shows depicting Malaysia’s fight for independence. The nearby grounds were hosting an interesting bodybuilding competition when I visited.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dr Neerja L B
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Melaka Proclamation of Independence Memorial displays records and photographs on the early history of the Malay Sultanate. It's divided into several sections, the memorial also houses an extensive timeline covering the country’s journey to independence and the development of modern Malaysia. Set up in 1912...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is a beautifully preserved building which now marks Independence but older residents of the town bemoan that there is little if no mention of its past now after being acquired for the current purpose. It was formerly a club with cricket matches being played...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KandyWally
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The outside is very nice. Going in was so-so. If my grandfather-in-law had not been in some of the pictures I would have have been as interested. This was good for my kids to see some history on their mothers side of the family. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bobN6078XO
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Splendid colonial building with mix Dutch colonial and Malay architectural influences. I had to come four times different days to be able to enter, as the place seems to be regularly closed during official opening hours… The rooms inside display the journey of Malaysia from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Vicente8
Reviewed May 11, 2018

The museum shows the story of Malaysian independence and is well set out with pictures / posters, text and photos so that you have bite size chunks to digest. We were visiting during the run up to the GE14 and it gave us some great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank R H
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

This museum is stacked to the rafter with info about the history of Malaysia and its independence from GB But the print is difficult to read and there is fat too much of it. Lost the week to live trying to take it all in

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

It's my second visit to the museum. Second floor is closed for visit & it's making us confuse the way to going out

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Independence Memorial houses an interesting museum which deals with the history of Malacca and Malaysia from the Sultanate period in the 15th century up to independence in 1957. There are a lot of good displays with English and entrance is free.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Nomadman411978
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