The Royal Museum (Old Istana Negara), Kuala Lumpur
(3.2/5 based on 40 reviews on the web)
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  • It has an air of elegance once you enter, just to see how the king used to live, the palace is quite small compared to other palaces i've visited which explains why they moved. But it was disapointing...  more »
  • Upon entrance, there were picture of our past rulers with their spouses. These were interesting as we could see the different fashion styles of our Raja Permaisuri Agong and the scenes depicting the i...  more »
  • museumnya bagus dan ebrsih. harga tiket masuk juga lumayan terjangkau. lumayan banyak memberikan pengetahuan, jadi tidak menyesal untuk mengunjungi tempat ini. 
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  • The palace appeared to have been preserved in situ, with very little in the way of "museum" things (e.g. notes, information, & context) to give explanation on the anachronism that is Malaysian monarchy (I had to be the museum guide for the day). Some "patriotic" slant to the little information provided, adding no value to visitors. Exhibits merely show the hedonism of having ceremonial kings (notice the plural). Foreigner entry fees are exorbitant (typical of Malaysian museum) & public transport access is non-existent (best way to get here is through the path behind the Chinese school).
  • formerly istana negara...this is one of national icon..good for tourist
  • I really love the visit to the royal museum eventhough I only went there because of my school project ;p but I didn't regret a bit.Everything was just sooo pretty!!♡ However the only cons are I couldn't take pictures inside and that just disappoint me:"( I would really love it if only they let us to take pictures:)
  • For malaysians the entrance fee will rm5, while for outsiders is RM10. Child can go for free. Once you enter inside you cant take any picture and there is cctv everywhere which disappoint me apart from they are closing the swimming pool and the car garage. I would really wanted to see them! The main bedroom with the all marble floor for the bathroom is the coolest thing i see here. :P I like how detailed the design for the architecture. :)) The cornice and dome might be covered by wallpaper and it is done very nicely.
  • Not too special. Contains little to no artefacts of any historical significance.