Perak State Museum, Taiping

Currently Closed
  • Address: JalanMuzium, 34000 Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +60-58072057
  • Ticket Price: 2 MYR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, View Point, Family And Kids
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About Perak State Museum, Taiping

Perak State Museum is the oldest museum in Malaysia and has some of the most important relics in the country. The museum is grand and has charming interiors which add to the whole lure of the place. The museum is great to visit with your friends and family as it displays some of the most marvellous artefacts in the country. A fun and learning experience is what the museum is all about.

Perak State Museum Ticket Prices

  • Price mentioned is for adults.
  • Free admission for children below 12 years.

How To reach Perak State Museum by Public Transport

  • Take a bus from Taiping Bus Terminal to reach the destination.
  • Taxis and rentals are available all across the city.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Perak State Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Taiping include Perak State Museum in their plan

  • 32.75% of people start their Perak State Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Perak State Museum

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

80% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Perak State Museum

People normally club together Taiping War Cemetery and Restoran Mr BBQ while planning their visit to Perak State Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Perak State Museum, Taiping Reviews

  • Ok for locals to recall some of the history that we might forgot and its good to know some history about Malaysia and also get to know the wildlife of Malaysia

  • The local animal display were a bit scary, but knowledgeable for young generation.

  • It is a well maintained museum in the small town of Taiping. Quite surprisingly it is better than quite a lot of other city museums in term of arrangements and exhibits, another place worth visiting and to spend 1 to 2 hours with a small fee of RM 2 for Malaysians and RM 5 for foreigners.

  • For a museum with such size and entry fee, it was properly curated and maintained. The museum focused more on natural history and most suitable for primary and early secondary school students.

  • First museum in Malaysia. Still original building from 1886. Lots of interesting exhibits including a whole floor dedicated to the Orang Asli, and a room about the animals of the region (not recommended if you're sensitive about stuffed animals though). Outside exhibits (various vehicles, an ancient grave, tin dredge bucket etc) can be seen without paying the low entry price (RM5 for foreigners and RM2 for Malaysian IC Card holders, I think).

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