Bangunan Muzium Telekom,
Jalan Raja Chulan,
Telephone: 03 2031 9966
Opening Hours: 9.30am - 5pm
Holidays: except public holidays
Admision : Free
Highlights: Artifacts, Historical Pictures, Earlier Phones
Facilities in the Mseum: SHOP MEALS/SNACKS/DRINKS CAR PARK
Muzium Telekom is the first interactive museum in Malaysia. A visit to the museum promises to
be an informative experience. Upon entering, chronological accounts of every milestone in the
nation's telecommunications history are revealed, supported by a wealth of artifacts from the
respective eras and soundscapes.
tanding among Kuala Lumpur's skyscrapers at the junction of Jalan Raja Chulan and Jalan Gereja is
a unique two story building of Neo Classical Greek architecture.
Built in 1928 to house the Central Battery Manual Telephone Exchange, this building with eight
imposing pillars as its dominant feature was gazette for conservation in 1985 after the Prime
Minister stepped in to stop it from being demolished to make way for a new 26 story office
complex. Over 10 million was spent in its restoration.
Telekom Museum Kuala Lumpur
itself was used as a telephone exchange in the old days. Today, this 70-year-old
two-storey building contains eight imposing columns and features a sprawling 900 square metres of
exhibition space. It is the first interactive museum in the country.
Known as the Museum Telekomunikasi Negara or National Telecommunications Museum it captures 120
years of telecommunications development, from the early days of the Morse Code Telegraph with its
"ketuk-ketuk" to the cellular phones and digital networks of today.
There are parking spaces available nearby Muzium Telekom such as car park at Jalan Ceylon and at
Jalan Gereja beside St John Cathedral that situated behind of Muzium Telekom.
Enjoy a snack or a meal at the cafeteria available. Foods and beverages are not allowed in the museum.
Please contact our Visitor Services at 03 – 2031 5581 for further information.
Location: Jalan Gereja, Kuala Lumpur
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There are plenty to see. Bukit Nanas Forest, Kuala Lumpur Tower, KLCC, Bukit Bintang are located
not too far from the Muzium Telekom. Visitors can also visit the Tugu Negara (the National
Monument) or experience bird watching at the nearby Bird Park.
Thanks for visiting us online. We hope to see you at the Muzium Telekom soon!