Interesting Places In Malaysia
National Museum is located in the fringe of Taman Tasik Perdana (the Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens), the National Museum is the principal museum in the country. It was set up in 1963 to serve as a repository of Malaysia's rich cultural heritage and as the centre for imparting knowledge on the country's historical past.
The various galleries housed within the museum provide Interesting insights into the country's development. They are the Historical Gallery, Metalwork and Musical Instruments Gallery, Cultural Gallery, National Sports Gallery and Natural History Gallery .
Thematic exhibitions are held from time to time. On the museums grounds are static displays including old locomotives, vintage cars and a replica of an ancient Malays palace.