The Royal Museum (Old Istana Negara), Kuala Lumpur

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TripAdvisor
  • Reasonable fares. There are two places. In one place you aren't allowed to click photos whereas you are allowed to click in the other. You get to know more about the life of the Kings, the things they...  more »
  • Visited the old Istana Negara this morning that has now been transformed into the Royal Museum. It was an interesting visit and it was nice to be able to see the inside of the Palace and even the bedr...  more »
  • We visited the old Istana yesterday, 2 days before the coronation of the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong. We were greeted by the sight of workmen setting up marquees for an apparent event marking the upcom...  more »
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  • A good place to introduce kids to the royals of Malaysia since it used to be the king's palace. The place is not so big so one can complete the whole trip in less then 2 hour. When we visited the place, the souvenir shop was closed, did not manage to check what they had in store.
  • Informative tour. Cheap admission fee. Limited parking outside. Exhibits are educational.
  • Rather underwhelming, especially if one has visited palaces abroad. There's a short video on the coronation of the first king -- no subtitles for foreign visitors, no option for guided tour. Would be helpful for visitors to have a chronological listing with the name and state of each ruler, and a brief explanation of the rotation system -- at the start of the visit. There's also no information on the building's history, architecture, etc.
  • It's a place that tells you the humble life of our Kings, well, used to be humble life.
  • Old palace now have turn in royal musuem open for tourist to visit Our 国家元首 agong is handling all national islam related matter, and also select of senator Malaysian entry ticket rate is rm5 Its have private dental equipment setup last time used to dedicate private dentist service to agong Last time the palace have 12hole gold course The palace is actually build and own by a super wealthy chinese elite chen zhen rong, but ran away during japanese occupancy as he donate alot back to mainland china. Japanese also use it to administrate work. After japanese surrender, chen zhen rong came back but feel the palace is not good luck so goverment offer to buy over with low price, but condition is allow chen family to came back visit their ancester tomb during chingming tomb swepping festival.