Must-Visit Museums & Art Galleries in Kuala Lumpur

Visiting museums and art galleries should be at the top of your activity list, whether you are travelling or staying in your own town.

As art transcends cultural boundaries, the rich and multi-layered representation will enrich your world—and touch you right inside. And when you feel like you’re in a rut, visiting a museum will inspire you to get recharged again.

Here we have listed museums and art galleries in Kuala Lumpur that you must visit.

*Please refer to the location’s operating hours during Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO).

Muzium Negara

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Address: Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, Jalan Damansara, Tasik Perdana, 50566 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9am – 5pm (Tuesday – Sunday, except Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Hari Raya Aidiladha)

Check out their Facebook & Instagram for latest updates.

Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: Sasana Kijang, 2 Jalan Dato’ Onn, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 10am – 6pm (daily, except the first three days of Hari Raya Aidilfitri) 

*Temporarily closed until further notice as part of COVID-19 safety precaution, but you can view Virtual Exhibition.

Follow their updates on FacebookInstagram.

Balai Seni Negara

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Address: Lembaga Pembangunan Seni Visual Negara, No. 2, Jalan Temerloh, Off Jalan Tun Razak, 53200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 10am – 4pm (Tuesday – Sunday) 

*Closed for renovation works until October 2021.

Follow their FacebookInstagram for the latest updates.

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

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Address: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Jalan Lembah Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9.30am – 6.30pm (daily & public holidays)

Check out their Virtual Tour or Audio Tour and follow them on FacebookInstagram.

Muzium Seni Kraf Orang Asli

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Address: Muzium Seni Kraf Orang Asli, Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, Jalan Damansara, 50566 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9am – 5pm (Tuesday – Sunday, except Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Hari Raya Aidiladha)

Follow their Facebook for latest updates.

Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

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Address: No. 27, Jalan Raja, Dataran Merdeka, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9am – 6:30pm (daily) 

*Temporarily closed until further notice as part of COVID-19 safety precaution

Follow their FacebookInstagram for latest updates.

Wei-Ling Gallery

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Address: 8 Jalan Scott, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: Visit by appointment as part of COVID-19 safety precaution.

To book, please get in touch at:
weiling.siewboon@gmail.com / weilingcontemporary@gmail.com
+603 2260 1106 /+6017 3727 616

Ilham Gallery

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Address: Level 3 & 5, Ilham Tower, No. 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 11am – 7pm (Tuesday – Saturday); 11am – 5pm (Sunday)

Follow their FacebookInstagram for updates.

Galeri Petronas

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Address: 341-343, Level 3, Suria KLCC PETRONAS Twin Towers, Persiaran Petronas, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur. 

Operating Hours: 10am – 8pm (Tuesday – Sunday)

*Temporarily closed until further notice as part of COVID-19 safety precaution

Follow their Facebook, InstagramYouTube for latest updates.

Museum Of Illusions Kuala Lumpur

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Address: Level 1, Ansa Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 101, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur (Between Fahrenheit 88 and Lot 10 Mall)

Operating Hours: 10am – 8pm (aily)

Check out their FacebookInstagram.

National Textile Museum

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Address:Muzium Tekstil Negara, 26, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9am – 6pm (daily, except Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Hari Raya Aidiladha)

Follow their FacebookInstagram for latest updates.

Royal Museum

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Address: Jalan Istana, Istana Negara, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9am – 5pm (daily, except Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Hari Raya Aidiladha)

Pusat Sains Negara

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Address: Pusat Sains Negara, Kementerian Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi
Persiaran Bukit Kiara, 50662 Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 9am – 4.30pm (Saturday – Thursday, including Public Holidays & School Holidays)

Click here for Visitor Guideline.

Follow their Facebook & Instagram for latest updates.

Petrosains

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Address: Petrosains, The Discovery Centre, Level 4, Suria KLCC, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.

Operating Hours: 11am – 4pm (Tuesday – Friday & Public Holidays except Monday holidays)

Check out their FacebookInstagram for the latest updates.

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Featured Photo Credit: Bank Negara Museum and Art Gallery

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