Wish to learn about Kuala Lumpur in an innovative way?
Here’s one place you can visit, the KL City gallery, located in a historical building from 1899 at Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square)
Basically the place is a free information centre on Kuala Lumpur. The exhibits in the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery shows the history of Kuala Lumpur, the present Kuala Lumpur and the plans for Kuala Lumpur in the future.
Information on the heritage of Malaysia
Delicately crafted miniature Masjid Jamek
Interactive video exhibit
If you’d like to see more, go for the spectacular Kuala Lumpur model show. Tickets costs only RM3 (Normal price RM5).
Here’s the entire Kuala Lumpur in miniature.
Occasionally, there will be cultural and art exhibition being held at the gallery, so keep your eyes peeled for it.
Batik exhibition in Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is operated by ARCH Collection Sdn. Bhd, a Malaysian brand that makes collectables and gifts made of wood veneer (using laser technology).Their work shop is located at the ground floor of the City Gallery and they have a huge souvenir shop for you to splurge on.
The entry to Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is free of charge unless you opt to go for some special exhibition of the month, so the place is highly recommended to backpackers as it costs you nothing but there will be loads of infos on Kuala Lumpur over here.
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is located at the southern end of Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka), between the History Museum and the City Library. The closest LRT stations are Masjid Jamek and Pasar Seni.
Entrance fee: Free
Guided Tour: RM45 per person (min. 8 person – max. 12 person)
8am – 6pm daily
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
No. 27, Jalan Raja, Dataran Merdeka,, 50050 Dataran Merdeka, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia