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National Textile Museum

No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 3-2694 3457
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A walk through the rich hstory of KL

Housed in a wonderful old building, alone worth the visit. The textile museum is attracting to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Abbingdon
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Melbourne
Best Textile museum

Kualalumpur Best Textile museum is perhaps best textile museum i had ever seen. This is must for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rahulshonak
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Delhi
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No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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"merdeka square"
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"traditional costumes"
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"free entry"
in 11 reviews
"batik making"
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"beautiful building"
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"showing how"
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"on display"
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"interesting displays"
in 4 reviews
"local culture"
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"gift shop"
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"worth a visit"
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"two hours"
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"central market"
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"the ground floor"
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"must visit place"
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"jewelry"
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Reviewed yesterday

Housed in a wonderful old building, alone worth the visit. The textile museum is attracting to people who make clothes or buy materials to do the same as one would suspect. However it is set out to also give a great insight to the local...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kualalumpur Best Textile museum is perhaps best textile museum i had ever seen. This is must for textile people.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated right around the Merdeka Square are many colonial buildings and this Museum has a free entry where you get to see the various types of cloth making and the types of costumes over the ages. It is good for those who enjoy to see...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

There are some lovely expamles of textiles here, but the museum is dark and not well laid out. An anthropologist would love it. If you go, don't plan to stay long. There is a coffee shop on the premises which is nice and a bit...More

Thank J H
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Museum is open for public in 2010. Great maintenance friendly staff, aircondioned,lots of textile history. We have enjoyed learning about textile and gold. Educational process of making textiles. Malay costumed are greatly displaced, you can see all sort of sleepers starting from 1900,gold and glass...More

Thank Mirna P
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We went to the museum more to escape a massive storm than out of interest and we were all surprised by how good it was. Though Malaysian textiles are a limited field appealing to very specific interests, the large collection has items and samples from...More

Thank P E
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

It is free admission. Located at the center of Merdeka Square. Come here if you wanna cool down from the hot weather outside. But do not expect anything as this is a one-room gallery only. Nothing much to see.

Thank Christa Danica J
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

If you're visiting Dataran Merdeka, it's hard to miss this handsome historic building sitting at one corner of the field. The exterior looks splendid, but more could be done to improve what's inside. The descriptions on batiks and traditional textile-making were, to put it simply,...More

Thank Adrian F
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 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

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 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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