Malaysia Architecture Museum
Muzium Seni Bina Malaysia
Malaysia Architecture Museum.JPG
Established2004
LocationMalacca City, Malacca, Malaysia
Coordinates2°11′33.8″N 102°14′54.8″E / 2.192722°N 102.248556°E / 2.192722; 102.248556Coordinates: 2°11′33.8″N 102°14′54.8″E / 2.192722°N 102.248556°E / 2.192722; 102.248556
Typemuseum
Malaysia Architecture Museum exhibition hall
Malaysia Architecture Museum exhibition hall

The Malaysia Architecture Museum (Malay: Muzium Seni Bina Malaysia) is an architecture museum in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia which exhibits various architectural materials, building models and concepts.[1][2]

The museum's building is Dutch in style, as it was built during the Dutch period in the 18th century as the residence and administration center of the Dutch officials. During the British Malaya period, the building was used as an administrative office. After the independence of Malaya in 1957, the building became the office of Malacca Water Board.[3] In 2000, the building was restored to its original shape by the department of Museum and Antiquities. The museum was opened in 2004 and it is administered under the Antiquity and Museum Association.[1][4][5]

The building consists of two floors, which is divided into:

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Malaysia Architectural Museum - Department of Museums Malaysia". www.jmm.gov.my.
  2. ^ "Architecture Museum of Malaysia - goMelaka". 3 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Malaysia Architecture Museum - Melaka".
  4. ^ "Muzium Senibina Malaysia – Melaka Cool". melakacool.com.
  5. ^ "Kontraktor tak mengaku salah tipu kurator muzium [METROTV]". 4 July 2017.