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The first museum to be built in Malaysia. The museum has Moorish characteristics as well as a combination of Neo classical and Victorian influence. The museum is rich in ethnological, historical, archaeological and ethamobological collections. A great place to learn of the history of Perak.
The only thing worth seeing is the old colonial building, great architecture, facade looks like a palace. The museum has the normal exhibits/ replica of animals,traditional dressing,old bones,old junks, 1 aeroplane,4 old cars, some trishaws n an old funeral van. Lighting is good n bright.parking...More
There are only few chambers of exhibition. The items are very well presented. But as a state museum - there should be more on the tin mining industry and stories of British rule. There shd be more stories of the world war.
Went here as an introduction to Taiping.
They have many animals - all that are stuffed and the taxidermy is not good. You can see the glue which is holding them together.
Many people have said that place has never changed and it doesn’t look...More
Built in 1883 by the British, the Perak Museum is the first ever museum in Malaysia. It displays various artifacts and replicas of local people and wildlife, which is indeed an educational experience enjoyable to people of all ages. Explanations are written in both Malay...More