National History Museum

It is within the premise of an old building situated at the edge of a junction adjacent to Dataran Merdeka along Jalan Raja Laut. The building once housed a commercial bank dating back to 1910. The museum allows visitors to discover the wealth of Malaysia’s historical heritage through its permanent exhibition of artifacts and materials. The museum carries out museological activities such as research, collection, recording and publication with regards to the nation’s treasures. Exhibits include a 520 million year old metamorphic sandstone, a 40,000 year old homo sapien skull and an eight-sided gold coin dating back to the 15th century.It opens 9am – 6pm daily.Admission is free.