Muzium Negara

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The architecture of the national museum comprises 26 concrete pillars (13 pillars to east and the west of the building, representing the states in Malaysia), positioned to reflect the features of a traditional Malay palace

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Muzium Negara

  1. 1. Muzium Negara Prepared by a111chen.blogspot.com
  2. 2. Muzium Negara <ul><li>The architecture of the national museum comprises 26 concrete pillars (13 pillars to east and the west of the building, representing the states in Malaysia), positioned to reflect the features of a traditional Malay palace </li></ul><ul><li>The museum which was built in 1962, was officially opened by his majesty, the Third Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Syed Putra Al-Haj ibni Al-Marhum Syed Hassan Jamalullail on 31 st August 1963 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Muzium Negara <ul><li>Its façade is graced by two colossal murals of Italian glass mosaic highlighting the important historical events and crafts in Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>The mural on the west side of the building illustrates the economic activities, traditional ceremonies and customs inherited by the Malaysian society </li></ul><ul><li>On the east side of the building represents a chronological event significant to the Malay History from the eminent Malacca Malay Sultanate, colonization and the independence of Malaysia in 1957 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Opening Hours <ul><li>Daily from 9.00am to 6.00pm </li></ul><ul><li>The museum will be closed on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri and Hari Raya Aidil Adha </li></ul>
  5. 5. Admission fee <ul><li>RM2.00 for adults and children above 12 years </li></ul><ul><li>Free for children in school uniforms </li></ul>
  6. 6. Four Main Galleries <ul><li>Gallery A which traces the discovery of the stone tools of the Paleolithic Age to the Hindu-Buddhist relics in Lembah Bujang </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery B outlines the history of the early Malay Kingdoms in the Archipelago, with special reference the Malay Kingdoms of Melaka in the 15 th century </li></ul>
  7. 7. Four Main Galleries <ul><li>Gallery C charts the coming of the Portuguese, Dutch, British, and Japanese and the subsequent effects on the politic, social and economic situation of the Malaya </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery D guides the visitor through the unwavering struggle of the various races for independence of a new nation and the glorious achievements of Malaysia until today </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gallery A (Early History) <ul><li>Permian Era </li></ul><ul><li>Prehistory Era </li></ul><ul><li>Proto History Era </li></ul>
  9. 9. Gallery B (The Malay Kingdoms) <ul><li>Early trade routes </li></ul><ul><li>Early Malay Kingdoms in the Peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>Early Malay Kingdoms in the Archipelago </li></ul><ul><li>The Malay Kingdom of Melaka </li></ul><ul><li>Malay Kingdoms: Contemporary and Successors of Melaka </li></ul>
  10. 10. Gallery C (The Colonial Era) <ul><li>The Portuguese Era </li></ul><ul><li>The Dutch Era </li></ul><ul><li>The British Era </li></ul><ul><li>The Japanese Occupation </li></ul><ul><li>The Education System in Malaya </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom Fighters </li></ul>
  11. 11. Gallery D (Malaysia Today) <ul><li>A new consciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Nationalistic movements </li></ul><ul><li>Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of Malaysia </li></ul><ul><li>International recognition </li></ul><ul><li>1 Malaysia </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Outdoor displays include vintage cars, an old steam locomotive and replica of an old Malay palace </li></ul><ul><li>The galleries will take you back through the nation’s development over the past few decades, as visitors get the chance to relive Malaysian history </li></ul>
  13. 13. Bibliography <ul><li>(n.d.). Retrieved Octobr 13, 2009, from http://www.muziumnegara.gov.my/ </li></ul>

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