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Architecture lovers be here!

This place is right next to Sultan Abdul Samad Building and it's generally visited for unique... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
A beautiful architecture

It is in walking distance fom Masjid Jamek Station. We fell in love with the beauty of the building... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Gul C
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No 26 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 3-2694 3457
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 27 January 2013

I noticed the National Textiles Museums and the beautifully restored brick and stone Moorish style building that houses it, during the cab ride down from the Bird Park. It was not on any must see lists about sites in KL, but I loved the look...More

4  Thank peahyphenelle
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Reviewed 1 February 2014

Four well done display rooms going over more than you probably ever wanted to know about how fabric in the region is made. If that is your thing this is your place. It is a convenient place to rest up from being out in the...More

2  Thank Matt P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is free to visit. Contains four main galleries on the ground and first floors plus a small cinema. One of the galleries was closed as too the cafe indefinitely. The exhibits were well displayed and descriptions in English. What I did find confusing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful old building in the Mughal-Islamic style, on the edge of Medea Square, now houses the National Textile Museum. The wide collection not only provides examples of many Malaysian ethnic textiles but also shows the wide variety of these ethnic groups within Malaysia. It’s...More

Thank Dugan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum gives a detailed history and the process of making different textiles. It is extremely insightful!

Thank KeyaSampat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum houses a very interesting collection with fabrics,clothes,hats,jewelry and it´s free! The building is from the colonial time and also very beautiful

Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is a very beautiful building. We visited late in the afternoon, and came back the next day - early in the morning, to take shots.

Thank remicharlene
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It's a huge building to visit so take some water with you and take a rest before and during the visit, it's a lot of history to deal with but worth!

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This place is right next to Sultan Abdul Samad Building and it's generally visited for unique social media shots. So if you are picture lover and want to be different among your friends who have already visited the city than this is place for a...More

Thank PratushN
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It is in walking distance fom Masjid Jamek Station. We fell in love with the beauty of the building and took many pictures from diffrent angles. Entrance is free. Learned a lot about manufacturing of Malaysian Textile. As it is airconditioned it is also a...More

Thank Gul C
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It is by no means the best museum in the world but its free and quite interesting. You will only need an hour tops to see the whole museum and its certainly worth doing.

Thank peterbow
Reviewed 9 September 2018

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
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