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Great day trip worth visiting

Great architecture as it was built as an Malaya Railway Station during British colonization. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
So worth visiting

This is a free museum and easy to spend an hour or so in. The exhibits were good, explanations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 3-2694 3457
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great architecture as it was built as an Malaya Railway Station during British colonization. Very pretty place to take artistic photos. However, the down side is that it does not have parking so you better go by grabs or walk. Moreover the collection is not...More

Thank LinhKTr
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free museum and easy to spend an hour or so in. The exhibits were good, explanations fairly well documented and the fabrics gorgeous

Thank pamela c
Reviewed 1 week ago

It want take long to look round but its worth a visit if you're in the area - when we were there, there was a decent restaurant for lunch.

Thank LondonBurl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best part about it was the price, FREE! Nice displays of many different textiles, how there made and some pieces of jewelry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting museum for those of us interested in textiles. However, much of the museum is simply static displays and it would have been slightly boring had there not been two very good films on the way around. The building itself is an...More

Thank Antalyaman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am Textile Graduate so Textile Museum is place of my interest. Its quite good place to visit and learn textile manufacturing process, dyeing printing etc. Also the place share with you Apparel worn by various communities in Malaysia. This museum have 3 different gallery,...More

Thank vermapawan2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love textiles as I do this free museum is a must see. There are excellent displays on batik and weaving and a wonderful collection of jewellery and traditional costumes. There are also explanatory videos with alternating Malay and English commentary. The building is...More

Thank kathyk0l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours walking round the museum today, very informative, explaining the different batiks and how they evolved. Well worth a visit while you are in the area.

Thank IanP3119
Reviewed 23 July 2018

this is a very brief museum on textile.. free admission. located at the city centre and accessible by public transport and within walking distance from Masjid Jamek station. interesting detail to know about Malaysian textile and nearby there also a KL Museum just the opposite...More

Thank Adas979
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Housed in a wonderful old building, alone worth the visit. The textile museum is attracting to people who make clothes or buy materials to do the same as one would suspect. However it is set out to also give a great insight to the local...More

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