Kuala Lumpur National Museum
Address: Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2282 6255, 2282 7267
Opening hours: Daily from 09.00 – 16.00
Admission: 1 RM.
How to get there: close by KL Sentral
Located on the fringe of Taman Tasik Perdana (the Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens), the National Museum is the principal museum in the country. it was set up in 1963 to serve as a repository of Malaysia's rich cultural heritage and as the centre for imparting knowledge on the country's historical past.
The various galleries housed within the Museum provide interesting insights into the country's development. They are the Historical Gallery, Metalwork and Musical Instruments Gallery, Cultural Gallery, National Sports Gallery and Natural History Gallery.