Terengganu State Museum
Terengganu State Museum is located at the state of Terengganu, east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Not far from the city center, it’s approximately 6 m away. It took up an area of 27 hectares, and is the largest museum in Malaysia.
It was officially open on April, 20 1996 by late Sultan Mahmud Al-Muktafbillah Shah, the Sultan of Terengganu. The main museum comprises of 4 blocks of big buildings and there are 5 traditional real houses located at the back of the main museum compound. Maritime Museum is also located within the vicinity, within walking distance from the main area. The museum itself is an amazing artifact, build based on the ancient Terengganu design and architectures. Within the complex there are many galleries showcasing different items such as textiles, Islamic artifacts, history artifacts, comtempory arts, weapons, fisheries and a lot more. It also housed the ‘Batu Bersurat’ which signifies the acceptance of Islamic teaching in Terengganu and eventually the Malay Peninsula.
If driving from Kuala Lumpur, take the Karak highway, heading toward Kuantan. Then follow through the Coastal highway 3 and head down to Kuala Terengganu town.
- CompanyTerengganu State Museum
- Category Attractions
- Location Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu
- Tag Attractions in Kuala Terengganu, Attractions in Terengganu, Terengganu State Museum, Things to do in Malaysia
Terengganu State Museum, Bukit Losong, 20566 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
Tel: +609 - 6321200