Sultan Alam Shah Museum

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Sultan Alam Shah Museum
Muzium Sultan Alam Shah
SA Sultan Alam Shah Museum.jpg
Established 2 September 1989
Location Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Type Museum

Sultan Alam Shah Museum (Malay: Muzium Sultan Alam Shah) is a museum in Shah Alam, Petaling, Selangor, Malaysia. It is the state museum of Selangor. This museum was opened in 1989 by the late Sultan of Selangor Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.

History[edit]

The establishment of the State Museum, which is currently known with reference to the Sultan Alam Shah Museum began when Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah consented to sign Enactment Selangor # 6 Year 1975 dated 27 December 1975.

After several years of weary-smarting it planned, then on 2 September 1989, the museum became a symbol of the State's cultural development was officially opened by HRH the Sultan of Selangor where the opening ceremony is done with full event Malay traditions. Museum administration was placed under the responsibility of the Selangor Museum.

Identify[edit]

Museum building built on a land area of 12.95 hectares and vast floor space is 41,538.46 square meters. This five-storey building consists of two floors of office space, three floors of exhibition space and Menambun Daeng Exhibition Hall. There are five pavilions which History Centre, the House of Culture, Sports Centre, Nature and Heritage Centre Islamic Centre and Outdoor Exhibition. The museum is also equipped with facilities such as the Resource Centre, Auditorium, Lumu King Hall, Meeting Room Daeng Perani and Kemasik, Taksedemi Laboratory and Repository.

Exhibits[edit]

1.Historical

Contains prehistorics artifacts found near early human settlements in the state.

2.Arts & Culture

The unique culture and lifestyle of various ethnic group in Selangor like Malays and including Bugis, Javanese, Minangkabau, Banjar, Mandailing,Rawa and others are highligthed through tradisional,literary and artistic displays including dioramas,clothing,musical instrument,tools and weapons.

3.Environmental

Selangor rich biodiversity is illustrated through preserved animal specimens and life-like dioramas.

4.Sports

Highlights the history of sports and famous sportsment in Malaysia.

5.Islamic

Focuses on the history,arrival and growth of Islam in Selangor.Some of the artifacts on display include models of old mosques, pulpits, drums, domes, ablution jars, pottery, utensils, weapons and old books.

6.Outdoor

Outdoor displays include a ferret armoured car, radar system, airplanes, locomotives and the former chief minister of Selangor cars.

Location[edit]

Muzium Sultan Alam Shah, Persiaran Bandaraya, 40000 SHAH ALAM.

Time[edit]

9.30 am-5.30 pm

  • Closed on Monday

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 3°04′30.8″N 101°31′16.0″E / 3.075222°N 101.521111°E / 3.075222; 101.521111