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Insight into first people of Malaysia

Fascinating introduction to original inhabitants of Malaysia. Well set out although quite compact... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
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Malaysia Native People Museum

The museum is small but very informative on the native people in Malaysia. Their wood carving are... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Lee C
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating introduction to original inhabitants of Malaysia. Well set out although quite compact . More explanation of early period of Malaysia in national myse next door

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This kind of museum has great potential, for it displays the aboriginal people of Peninsular Malaysia. But the exhibit is too small to truly enjoy the experience. Hard to spend more than 1 hour in this small place.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The museum is small but very informative on the native people in Malaysia. Their wood carving are interesting. Get your ticket at National Museum if Malaysia, RM2 for adult

Thank Lee C
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

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Reviewed 13 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

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