Perak State Museum-1883
Jalan Taming Sari,
Perak Darul Ridzuan.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 to 17:00 hrs. Closed Fri. 12:15 to 14:45 hrs.
Royal throne The Taiping Museum -- the oldest in the country -- is a fascinating place to
visit with its various artifacts and exhibits. The museum was started in 1883 at the suggestion
of Sir Hugh Low, the British Resident of Perak, who initially alloted two rooms in a government
building for the exhibits.
The present building itself is 100 years old, with a library and several galleries to house
The following exhibits:
* History of Larut and Matang
* Traditional costumes of Perak and Perak Royalty
* Natural history -- animals, birds, insects
* Local fruits and herbs
Source: New Straits Times, 19 Mar 99
Guided tour ( by appointment)
Facilities in the Museum:
The museum boasts a library containing rare and valuable documents.
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