Malaysia Youth Museum
Muzium Belia Malaysia
Established15 April 1992
LocationMelaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
Typemuseum
Malaysia Youth Museum exhibition hall
Malaysia Youth Museum exhibition hall

The Malaysia Youth Museum (Malay: Muzium Belia Malaysia) is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum is dedicated to the youth of Malaysia, and their contribution to the economic and social well-being at regional, national, and international levels.[1]

History

The museum building was formerly used as part of the Dutch Administrative Complex during the Dutch Malacca.[2][3] It was later converted into a post office and subsequently an Anglo-Chinese School in 1931. It was finally turned into a museum and was officially opened by then Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on 15 April 1992.[4][5]

Architecture

The museum is located on the ground floor of the building, while the upper floor houses the Melaka Art Gallery.

It is located in a cluster at Bandar Kilir along with core Melaka historic sites: A Famosa, St Paul's Church, the Stadthuys, Christ Church, the Proclamation of Independence Memorial and the Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum.[6]

Exhibitions

The museum houses documents and information related to various Malaysian youth organisations locally and internationally.

Opening time

The museum opens every day except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

See also

References

  1. ^ Malaysian Facts and Figures - Malacca: C1. Historical Sites. Kuala Lumpur: Pertubuhan Berita Nasional Malaysia (BERNAMA). 2001. ProQuest 189367352.(subscription required)
  2. ^ http://www.perzim.gov.my/ms/portfolio/malaysia-youth-museum/
  3. ^ "Malaysia Youth Museum". AmazingMelaka.com. Archived from the original on 2015-02-02. Retrieved 2015-02-02.
  4. ^ "Malaysian Youth Museum (Muzium Belia Malaysia) in Melaka". Malaysia Central. 22 March 2010. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Virtual Museum Melaka". virtualmuseummelaka.com.
  6. ^ Hew, Merina (15 September 1998). "Soak in historical Malacca". New Straits Times. Kuala Lumpur. ProQuest 266366157.

Coordinates: 2°11′29.8″N 102°14′58.3″E / 2.191611°N 102.249528°E / 2.191611; 102.249528