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Architecture Museum of Malaysia

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Supposed to be interesting but terrible!

As an architect myself, i was overexcited to enter the museum which occupies one of the original... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Very informative

This is a place where you and the whole family members can learn about Malacca history. It is very... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

As an architect myself, i was overexcited to enter the museum which occupies one of the original buildings by the Dutch, but we were rather disappointed. All displays and descriptions were too long, boring and distracting. Not well composed. Unwelcoming entrance & almost all interactive-displays...More

Thank Haikal_Hazman
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a place where you and the whole family members can learn about Malacca history. It is very informative and educational for the younger generations to explore , learn and remember for the rest of their life.

Thank WanZaidi
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The building itself is interesting. Inside are about 10 rooms which explain Malaysian buildings, their history and purpose - for example, there are various religious ceremonies to choose an appropriate plot of land, even for non-religious buildings. You are taken through the various styles and...More

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The museum contains details about different architectural styles in Malaysia and shows some of the tools an elements of traditional malay architecture. The museum is free and is a nice stop while in the dutch square if you have time.

1  Thank MahAshraf
Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you're interested in knowing more about history when Dutch and Britishers invaded Malaysia then this is the sort of place you should hit

Thank vardaltaf
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Relatively small museum, but a lot to learn inside. FOC and nicely air-conditioned. Well explained panels supported with graphics and photographs. The museum relate history, culture and people that shape Malaysian architecture. Suitable for all - architect or not, or just some random person with...More

2  Thank Khairul H
Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you're into architecture, you will love this. I'm not big on architecture and I still thought this was interesting. Free entrance.

Thank Ahmad E
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Free entrance, very good introduction video. Nice exhibition. Gives a good overview of developments in architectural styles in Malaysia.

Thank 500andrei
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Quiet. Air con. Free. A slice into Malacca history through its architecture. There is so much to the Malacca history because it had colonial powers of the Portuguese, Dutch and British. There is also history of the different Malaysian provinces. There are large panels that...More

1  Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Located near Dutch square, just 5 minutes walking distance. No entrance fees, is F.O.C so if have time, please do stop by.

1  Thank Bluebunny2046
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11 April 2015|
Response from nazrif87 |
I believe it is operating on office hours basis from 10am to 5pm.