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PERAK STATE MUSEUM
Taiping


PERAK STATE MUSEUM (1883)

SHOP LIBRARY MEALS/SNACKS/DRINKS CAR PARK

Jalan Taming Sari,
34000 Taiping,
Perak Darul Ridzuan.

TELEPHONE05-822057

Open: Daily 09:00 to 17:00 hrs. Closed Fri. 12:15 to 14:45 hrs.

Admission: Free

COLLECTION/DISPLAY:

Royal throne The Taiping Museum -- the oldest in the country -- is a fascinating place to visit with its various artifacts and exhibits. The museum was started in 1883 at the suggestion of Sir Hugh Low, the British Resident of Perak, who initially alloted two rooms in a government building for the exhibits.
The present building itself is 100 years old, with a library and several galleries to house the following exhibits:

Source: New Straits Times, 19 Mar 99

Services:
Guided tour ( by appointment)

Research facilities:
The museum boasts a library containing rare and valuable documents.


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