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Kedah Paddy Museum, Alor Setar

(3.5/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
The Paddy Museum in Kedah is located at Gunung Keriang which is just 8.84 kilometer away from Alor Setar Tower. Kedah Paddy Museum is locally and globally recognized. The paddy museum is the fourth paddy museum to be opened in the world after Japan, Germany and Philippines. The museum receives huge responses from both the local and international tourist since its official opening in October, 2004. The museum would indulge anyone to explore the paddy and history of Kedah whether it is from the production to manufacturing the paddy.

The historical museum consists of three levels, displays the history and production items related to paddy. The showcases of the museum is suitable and being used for research and further development of paddy in the country. The museum is a place that must be visited by anyone. Visitors may find themselves some natural excavated crystal as souvenirs at Gunung Keriang Recreation Park at the same location. Hotels are available and could be easily found at the district. Varieties of selection are based on personal preferences as offer.

The paddy museum is big, with an area of 12,000 square meters spread over three floors. The architecture of the building is designed to symbolize bushels of harvested rice stalks. Rice motifs decorate the external façade and are used on railings in the interior.
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  • Muzium Padi terletak di kawasan Gunung Keriang, hanya lebih kurang 15KM dari Bandar Alor Setar. Muzium dua tingkat ini, mempamerkan alatan yang digunakan oleh pesawah padi di aras bawah. Manankala ara...  more »
  • Great and educational experience on Paddy! Lots of Info on the rice you have been consuming! An excellent way of promoting the view from Gunung Keriang! 
  • Well worth a visit we have visited numerous times with friends and they all find it interesting. The panoramic view is different and it is all very low key. There is a small shop downstairs and small ...  more »
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  • This is where paddy history in Malaysia are well organised into a museum
  • AnakΒ² suka ke sini.. terbaik.. πŸ‘
  • πŸ˜„πŸ˜„πŸ˜„That place so nice and that place will history to Kedah people's πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘
  • Banyak benda gak aku blajaq kat muzium ni. Harus singgah.
  • Knowledge... 😊