National Textiles Museum, Kuala Lumpur

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.7/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Visit National Textiles Museum for an in-depth look into the history of clothing design and production in Malaysia. Observe an array of exhibits containing traditional fabrics from various periods. Watch video presentations and read the informative explanations about textile painting techniques and their cultural significance. Visit the upper-floor jewelry and headgear section to view intricate necklaces, bracelets, and other traditional accessories. If you you're not particularly interested in fashion and its history, stop by to see the striking colonial-era architecture of the building the museum is located in. Work out when and for how long to visit National Textiles Museum and other Kuala Lumpur attractions using our handy Kuala Lumpur tour planner.
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  • Just 3 minute walk from Avenue J Hotel that i stayed in. Totally cool and must see.The history itself and the exhibitions. 
  • 本來是沒有興趣逛博物館, 但被她的建築外觀吸引著, 宏偉的外型, 充滿古典氣氛, 可喜是免費入場. 可妨一看順道歎冷氣. 
  • The museum is for free , really nothing to do inside just one floor .... just if u jave kids and you need to use WC , pray or have a smal snakes u can use it inside the museum. 
  • The curation needs to be stepped up considerably. Visitors get very little context for the exhibits, some of which are not well illuminated. Even as a local visitor, I could hardly make much sense of the exhibits. Ethnic outfits were not properly identified by geographic location. Some info panels were completely illegible. Skip the exhibits. Rather, use the opportunity to explore the interior of a colonial building, admire its architectural features and take in the view of the buildings surrounding Merdeka Square from the upper level.
  • Surprisingly entertaining and educational. After being exposed to the high heat near around Merdeka squrae, this is a good place to come to cool down, and see something beautiful. Best kept secret there is their cafe, managed by a celebrity chef, price is cheap but taste is amazing! The small gift shop has some beautiful things to buy too, some even not easily found all over KL.
  • Nice building, beautiful collection. Good for people interested in education and textiles history. Weekend no entry was not good
  • it show a collection of rare and exquisite textiles of the multi-ethnic people in Malaysia. it was very interesting place to spend the morning. my wife and I enjoyed.
  • Interesting history but I did not into it, I was here just to take a picture because this location near "Dataran Merdeka"...Happy Vacation Friends Tq:)
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