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Textile Museum

TEXTILE MUSEUM
Kuala Lumpur


TEXTILE MUSEUM (1997)

SHOP MEALS/SNACKS/DRINKS CAR PARK

Textile Museum,
Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin,
Kuala Lumpur.

Museum coordinator
Mohd Latif Dirun

TELEPHONE+603-291 7136

Open: 0900 to 1700 hrs daily, closed Fri. 1215 to 14445 hrs. Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji.

Admission: Free

Situated adjacent to Dayabumi, Natural History Museum and Sultan Abdul Samad Building (the High Courts.)

How to get there:

TRANSPORT Bus,taxi, train or LRT.

COLLECTION/DISPLAY:

The museum housed four main galleries - the Batik Gallery which featured a Batik Shoppe, the Embroidery Gallery, Weaving Gallery and Gilding Gallery. Besides the galleries, the museum also housed dioramas illustrating various production techniques like weaving, dyeing and gilding; a boutique, mini theatre and the museum shoppe. It also hosted occasional exhibitions and talks as well as do-it-yourself workshops.

Services:
Guided tours by appointment, workshops and research facilities. The museum, however, ius due to be relocated. Please read this article that appeared in the New Straits Time on 20 Jan, 2000.


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