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Perak Museum

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Jalan Taming Sari, Taiping 64700, Malaysia
+60 5-807 2057
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Reviewed yesterday

Not a lot here, except the stuffed animals. Would have liked to see more on the history of the town and the general region. Beautiful old building nicely restored. I didn't get to go to the upper floor as they had that take-off-your-shoes rule.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TonyB_au
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't expecting to see this much of things inside this muzium.. It's really a must visit spot.. U will see unexpected things like old cars, aircraft, treasures.. And many many more And what surprises me more is the entrance fees... R u kidding me?...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MohamadAbouhumein
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This traditional museum is housed in a beautiful colonial building. There are plenty of stuffed animals and vignettes on traditional ethnic groups in Malaysia.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Winstonthedog
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Much improvement over the last visit. Newly done top floor housing Orang Asli section. The skeletal displays and taxidermy animals were impressive. Lovely to walk around and Have pictures taken with RR cars, Alvis and antique cars. Nice family outing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ivan F
Reviewed December 28, 2018

Very nice colonial building with very affordable entrance fee. They have the historical section inside the building, small section vehicles and military equipments at the external building area and another inside are on introduction of Malaysian animals inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KYGan777
Reviewed December 23, 2018

I was fascinated by the old colonial building archidecture. Spent around 45minutes. To me, not so historical about the exhibits but worth a visit. My 8-year old son really enjoyed the exhibits in the animal section and outdoor jet.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Teikhin
Reviewed November 16, 2018

I simply love the architecture of this old colonial building. the collections are quite decent and they have closed the upper level; which contains some of the Orang Asli collections due to some restoration of the buildings.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Taiping is a small town, we just wanted to take a short break and slowed down a bit. The Perak Museum is near to our hotel, we took a taxi there and walked back to the hotel via the lake gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hongkonger2018
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

It's nice to know this museum is the oldest in Malaysia and located in Taiping Perak. Established in 1883 by Sir Hugh Low, the fourth British Resident of Perak.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mathaviselvadurai
Reviewed August 6, 2018

the musuem located in the city center. the thing that i like most was the building. they preserve the old building and reuse it as a museum. a good place to know the history of perak.

Date of experience: January 2018
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