Independence Memorial, Melaka

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The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is a museum in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia.HistoryThe memorial building was established in 1912. The building used to house the Malacca Club which was used as the social centre of the British people in British Malaya. The memorial was set up and officiated by former Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman on 31 August 1985, 38 years after the independence of the country.ArchitectureThe museum is housed in an elegant Dutch colonial mansion. The two golden onion domes located at the top of the building embellish the stark white stucco.ExhibitionsThe memorial exhibits records and photos of the early era of Malay Sultanate. It also displays the journey of Malaysia from independence and its modern development.Opening timeThe memorial opens everyday except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
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  • A nice building in the square overlooked by the Porta de Santiago has in some local history and photos of Malaysian independence, achieved in 1957. Of interest only to those who are passionate about history. Free admission.
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  • Located on the main square where already the door of Santiago and the rebuilding of the Palace of the sultan, this building that resembles a government official building is actually a museum. For those who want to understand the history of the Malaysia.
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  • From the city through the hero Square to St. Peter's Church on the way, the right hand, there is no ticket, two floors, can go to see, a lot of historical photos, although not read words, but from the picture can understand the history of the horse.
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  • This is certainly a good place for tourists and Malaysians to spend some time on. There is a good collection of historical write ups and pictures that narrates the Independence process. The entrance is free, so, it's quite well worth the time to visit.
  • A place to learn process of our country fight for independent
  • A place must visit if you want to know more about malaysia history
  • Intresting place to visit
  • Was hoping for section on the events of Singapore

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