Malaysia Prison Museum
Muzium Penjara Malaysia
Established20 November 2014
LocationMalacca City, Malacca, Malaysia
Coordinates2°11′17.9″N 102°15′46.0″E / 2.188306°N 102.262778°E / 2.188306; 102.262778Coordinates: 2°11′17.9″N 102°15′46.0″E / 2.188306°N 102.262778°E / 2.188306; 102.262778
Malaysia Prison Museum interior
Malaysia Prison Museum interior

Malaysia Prison Museum (Malay: Muzium Penjara Malaysia) is a prison museum that displays items and information about prison life in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It was officially opened by Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca Mohd Khalil Yaakob on 20 November 2014. The museum's building was originally constructed in 1860 by Governor Colonel Cavenagh as HM Prison Jail, and was also known as Henry Gurney School 2nd Bandar Hilir since 1964 and Bandar Hilir Prison since 11 June 1990.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ "Challenge to create Pudu Jail museum". NST Online. Archived from the original on 2015-07-11. Retrieved 2015-05-23.
  2. ^ Elankovan, Veronica (4 September 2019). "There's A Prison Museum In Melaka Complete With Execution Rooms & The Entry Fee Is Only RM3". World of Buzz. Retrieved 18 June 2021.