Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman, Kuala Lumpur

Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman, Kuala Lumpur - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 2, Jalan Stonor, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Phone: +603-21449273

Ticket Price: 10 MYR

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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About Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman, Kuala Lumpur

Penghulu means ‘village headman’.

Traditional Malay style houses are rare enough today, especially around Kuala Lumpur, that it’s worth preserving the ones we do have. This particular headman’s house used to belong to Penghulu Abu Seman bin Nayan of Kedah. Upon his death, the house passed to his son, who in turn passed on without leaving a clear heir. The Heritage Trust of Malaysia found it, disassembled the house, brought it to Kuala Lumpur, and then put it back together.

Today, this grand wooden stilt house is best visited via the guided tour. You’ll be given a bug spray, a fan and a bottle of water for your ticket price. The guides are very knowledgeable and will answer almost any question you put to them. Under the house, you can check out the grand, hand-carved canoe.

Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman Information

  • Can only be visited by pre-booked tours.

Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman Opening and Closing Hours

  • Tours are at 11am and 3pm.

How To reach Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman by Public Transport

  • U24 stop Star Hill Jalan Bukit Bintang
  • B114 stop RumahTemasek, Jalan Tun Razak

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Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman, Kuala Lumpur Reviews

  • Just okay for some history knowledge. Be sure to confirm the guide time or else u havr to take photo only from outside. One guide time is at 3pm. The lady in charge was really helpful and told us many things about the place.

  • Very informative! Wonderful guided tour of traditional Malaysia house.

  • Very good tour!

  • Traditional Malay house aged more than 100 years.

  • Nice place

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