Kedah State Art Gallery-1983
Telephone: 04-732 5752
Opening Hours: Daily 10.00 to 18.00 hrs.
Closed Fri. 12.00 to 14.00 hrs. Hari Raya Puasa and Hari Raya Haji.
The gallery is housed in 1892 building. Exhibits paintings, photographs, musical instruments
and handicrafts. Temporary exhibitions at interval.
Is a fine example of local architecture
with strong Thai influence. It has three levels filled with antique weapons, jewellery, costumes
As a state museum, it houses a large collection of Kedah's historical, culture, and royal
heritages. The collection includes early Chinese porcelain, artefacts from the archaeological
excavations in Lembah Bujang (Bujang Valley) and a fabulous pokok bunga emas or 'gold tree'
produced as a tribute to the Thais.
Guided tour (by appointment), art and handicraft classes, audio visuals.
Facilities in the Museum: SHOP MEALS/SNACKS/DRINKS CAR PARK
Situated near the State Mosque (Masjid Zahir).
The majestic State Museum situated at Lebuhraya Darulaman.
How to Reach there:
From Kuala Lumpur, take the North South Expressway (PLUS) heading north towards Kedah and take
the Alor Star Selatan exit . The State Museum is located along Jalan Bakar Bata, near the Stadium
Darul Aman. Located along Jalan Bakar Bata.