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National Textile Museum

No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 3-2694 3457
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We first visited the national textile, this is very interesting as it shows all the various nations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gruighair
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Bangkok
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Beautiful edifice!

I didn't go inside, but the exterior is a nice picturesque photo op. Located just a 100m from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry M
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Vientiane, Laos
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No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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+60 3-2694 3457
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"merdeka square"
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"traditional costumes"
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"free entry"
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"batik making"
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"beautiful building"
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"showing how"
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"interesting displays"
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"local culture"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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"sultan abdul samad building"
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"worth a visit"
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"central market"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited the national textile, this is very interesting as it shows all the various nations costumes, how they are made, loom on display as well as the jewelry worn in those days. The costumes were many designs and beautifully embroidered, it’s a must...More

Thank gruighair
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't go inside, but the exterior is a nice picturesque photo op. Located just a 100m from the Sultan Ahmed Building, this beautiful building brings you back to a different time, elegant Moorish design!

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife has a professional interest in textiles so this was always a must see. Free entry. No special exhibition when we were there but the permanent collection is more than enough. The galleries are well laid out and not to busy. Captions ok. Lighting...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the first exhibit was very interesting, where they detail how different types of fabric are made in Malaysia and how they were made historically. The upstairs portion is just a collection of different mannequins wearing different styles of clothing. like the title says, I'm glad...More

Thank Nathan S
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Was in area and thought I'd pop in as its free museum.First showing how textile made to costumes and accessories worn by Malay people,the display is not too big but impressive

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Very informative but also specific museum about batik and textiles. But free admission and plenty to learn and see- don’t miss out on the second floor. There are some beautiful pieces if jewelry.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Even though there are great Textile exhibits here (focusing on Malayasian Textiles), the jewelry section on the first floor is fabulous. Not only can you learn about the materials and forms but also about who wears them and for which ocassions. The museum entry is...More

Thank Divya7
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Very good range of whole range of different styles and periods. You can spend at least 2 hours and it is on the colonial route round the older part

Thank rlsbolton
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

This is a very good building. The collection was also nice but we were expecting more as a museum. Not deep informations about the products. But yes, good experience.

Thank Aastha C
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

My first time come here. I like malaysia style in history. Some clothes are so beautyful. I just wanna by a tradional cloth for gift to my friend now.

Thank Tuan N
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