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Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial

Postal Address:
Memorial Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra,
Jalan Dato' Onn,
50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Telephone: 03 - 2947277
Opening Hours:
Tuesday - Thursday: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Friday - 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and 3.00 pm to 6.00
Saturday - Sunday: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Monday - Closed except on public holidays and on school and public holidays


This memorial is established in memory of the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj. He was instrumental in achieving independence for our nation from the British. The memorial comprises of 3 buildings. 'The Residency' is the main building flanked by 2 newer blocks. 'The Residency' was his home and office which he occupied from 1956 to 1972 (as the Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya and later as the first Prime Minister of the Federation of Malaya and later Malaysia). The memorial, which sits on 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of landscaped garden, was officially opened on 10th November, 1994. It serves as a permanent custodian for all archival, museum and library materials belonging or relating to Tunku.

Admision: Free

Highlights: Tunku's own collection of books and artifacts

Services: Guided tour (by appointment), audio visuals, research facilities.


Collection/display: The Memorial provides permanent custody for all archival, museum and library materials belonging or relating to the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra. Visitors and researchers have the benefit of not only viewing the materials on display, but can conduct self research into the life and times of the premier statesman

Location: Jalan Dato' Onn

Distance form city center: 1 km.


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