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Orang Asli Craft Museum

Jabatan Muzium Malaysia | Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2282 6255
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Orang Asli Craft Museum Shows the Traditions,Culture,Customs and History of That Tribe.

Orang Asli Museum near National Museum shows the preserved traditions, culture, customs and history... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Titus D
Lovely museum explaining the life of native peoples

Very good explanations of the life of native peoples in Malaysia. Only full accounting I've seen of... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Melissa B
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Jabatan Muzium Malaysia | Jalan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Orang Asli Museum near National Museum shows the preserved traditions, culture, customs and history of that specific tribe. Orang Asli tribe that lived in the in the olden days in Malaysia are no more. This is a hidden treasure as their things are preserved and...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very good explanations of the life of native peoples in Malaysia. Only full accounting I've seen of the various animus spirits and the crossover with Islam. Good for kids (2 seven year olds liked it) it's small and manageable (20 min is enough), very cheap...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This small museum is outside the main gateway/entrance to the National Museum. I went there just after visiting the National Museum and got in for free on showing my ticket from that Museum. This museum is very small. But it is has some interesting artifacts,...More

Thank Schiltron
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I found this museum next door to the National Museum. It has some fantastic carvings of masks, totems, and statues. The exhibits are amazing to look at, and there's sufficient information provided to understand their significance and larger context. There's also information provided on the...More

Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This is located next to museum Negara but you have to pay again. And its as much as the big museum for this small one. It is quite interesting and you have to admire the skill of the carvers even if the masks are quite...More

Thank TravelGiraffe13
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Orang Asli Craft Museum is located next to the Museum of Malay-World Ethnology in the parking area of National Museum. This museum features many mystical collections of Orang Asli community in Malaysia such as the handicrafts, costumes, weapons and sculptures. Definitely a must visit when...More

Thank harrymikael80
Reviewed 23 February 2016

The Orang Asli Craft Museum is located next to the Museum Of Malay-World Ethnology at the National Museum's parking area. It showcases the lifestyle, culture and tradition of the Orang Asli, the indigenous people of Malaysia which divided into 3 main groups; Negrito, Senoi and...More

4  Thank Hisham91
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

We almost missed this lovely museum located near the parking lot of the larger National Museum. Although small this museum is well worth a visit, even with the small extra fee. Beautiful exhibition of the arts and culture of the Malaysian people.

4  Thank Marci H
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Sited on the far side of the car park at the National Museum on Jalan Damansara, this is a small building dedicated to the traditions, beliefs and craft of the indigenous people or 'orang asli' of this country. Tribal spears, blowpipes and ancestral figurines are...More

2  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I enjoyed the sculptures that were hand carved from wood on display here at the 'Orang Asli Craft Museum' ((not 'Raft' Museum as the listing implies)). Connected to the National Museum, the exhibits are didactic and very informative. The sculptures speak for themselves, with or...More

1  Thank N N
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