Figure Museum
Muzium Tokoh
LocationJohor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Coordinates1°28′20.4″N 103°45′56.1″E / 1.472333°N 103.765583°E / 1.472333; 103.765583Coordinates: 1°28′20.4″N 103°45′56.1″E / 1.472333°N 103.765583°E / 1.472333; 103.765583
Typemuseum

The Figure Museum (Malay: Muzium Tokoh) is a museum in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

History

The museum building was originally constructed in 1896 in British Malaya.[1][2][3]

Architecture

The museum is housed in the Dato' Jaafar Building, which was the official residence of Jaafar Muhammad, the first Chief Minister of Johor. The building was constructed in a 100-hectare of land on Senyum Hill.[4] The building resembles the British Royal family buildings Hardwick Hall in the United Kingdom. The building consists of three floors and four towers at its each corner.[5]

Exhibitions

The museum showcases the history of Johor and Johor Sultanate. It also regularly holds temporary exhibitions about famous people of Johor.[6][7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "How to spend 24 hours in heritage-rich Johor Baru". Malay Mail Online. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  2. ^ Augustin, Kerry-Ann (27 August 2017). "Colours of a nation". New Straits Times. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ Gray, Helen (12 July 2018). "Partly Lost in Translation". The Iskandarian. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  4. ^ Noraslindaar (29 September 2020). "Figure Museum Johor" [Muzium Tokoh Johor]. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (in Malay). Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Muzium Tokoh Johor". Yayasan Warisan Johor (in Malay). Retrieved 20 October 2016.
  6. ^ BERNAMA (18 September 2019). "Sejarah tokoh sastera, budaya dipamer di Muzium Tokoh" [History, Culture of Literature Figures Showcased at Figure Museum] (in Malay). Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Pameran Tokoh Sastera Johor, Shaharom Husain di Muzium Tokoh Johor" [Shaharom Husain, Johor's Literature Figure Exhibition in Figure Museum Johor] (in Malay). 18 September 2019. Retrieved 22 January 2021.