Bugis Museum
Muzium Bugis
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Established1982
LocationPontian, Johor, Malaysia
Coordinates1°25′40.9″N 103°24′42.5″E / 1.428028°N 103.411806°E / 1.428028; 103.411806Coordinates: 1°25′40.9″N 103°24′42.5″E / 1.428028°N 103.411806°E / 1.428028; 103.411806
Typemuseum

The Bugis Museum (Malay: Muzium Bugis) is a museum in Pontian District, Johor, Malaysia. The museum is about Bugis people in Malaysia.

History

The museum was originally established in 1982 as Bugis Heritage. On 26 July 1994, the Johor State Government supported the museum through Johor Heritage Foundation and declared the museum as the first Bugis museum in Malaysia.[1][2] In October 2016, the Indonesian Governor of South Sulawesi Syahrul Yasin Limpo visited the museum and met with local Bugis people. He wished that relations among Bugis people from different countries could always be maintained.[3]

Exhibitions

There are more than 2,000 artifacts displayed in the museum, ranging from weapons, clothes, old coins, jewellery, pictures etc.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Muzium Bugis" (in Malay). Majlis Daerah Pontian. Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Pontian". Tourism Johor. Archived from the original on 24 December 2018. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  3. ^ Nasrullah (8 October 2016). "Di Pontian, Gubernur SYL Terkesima Karena ini" (in Malay). inipasti.com. Retrieved 25 October 2016.