1. Music Museum of Malaysia

1. Music Museum of Malaysia

Housed in a UNESCO heritage building that dates back over a hundred years, this music museum was opened to the public on August 1, 2015.

2. Malaysia's traditional musical instruments

2. Malaysia’s traditional musical instruments

The idea for the museum came from Tun Abdullah bin Haji Ahmad Badawi in 2006, then Prime Minister of Malaysia.

3. large gong used during the XVI Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998

3. large gong used during the XVI Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998

The objective of Muzium Muzik Malaysia (National Music Museum or Music Museum of Malaysia in English) is to establish a dedicated space to collect and exhibit ethnic musical instruments and to document the development of traditional music in the country.

4. Malay Gamelan

4. Malay Gamelan

I would recommend you to visit Muzium Muzik Malaysia if you are interested in traditional musical instruments. They are well-curated in both Bahasa Malaysia and English.

5. Nobat Musical Ensemble

5. Nobat Musical Ensemble

I understand that visitors can enjoy live traditional performances on Sundays.

6. the construction of Sompoton

6. the construction of Sompoton

The museum, albeit of a modest scale, is open daily and admission is free. It is just a short walk from Kuala Lumpur City Gallery.

7. the construction of Kereb

7. the construction of Kereb

Muzium Muzik Malaysia (Music Museum of Malaysia)
Add: 29, Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: 03-26040176
Fax: 03-26040175
Email: pr.mm@jmm.gov.my
Web: http://www.jmm.gov.my/en/muzium-muzik

8. P. Ramlee corner

8. P. Ramlee corner

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