Perak Museum, Taiping

Built in the year 1883, this museum is the oldest museum in Malaysia. The building itself will remind you of the British architecture concept of the Art Dico kind. Besides learning from the exhibits about the history of Perak, you will also be able to see many other collections such as old radio, bicycle, stuffed animals, skeletons of animals such as crocodiles, elephant skull and many other interesting animals of Malaysia.

The rare collections that you will see here include the more than 100-year-old animal species such as “Benturong” and “Pulasan”. As of today, there are 5,074 cultural collections, 523 nature collections and 2,877 of miscellaneous items. These collections are categorized into four main galleries.

Opening Hours : 9.00am – 5.00pm

Admission Fee: Free admission for children below 12 years old.

RM 2.00 for adults. 

Tel : 05-807 2057

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