The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery (KLCG) is strategically located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s heritage enclave – Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square).
The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is located in a historical building that was in built in 1899 during the British colonial administration as a printing office. In 1986, the City Hall bought the building and turned it into the first public library of Kuala Lumpur.
The Dataran Merdeka enclave, protected under the Conservation & Heritage Protection Board, is a must-visit heritage destination.
It houses many historical buildings, structures and icons that date back to more than a century, namely Sultan Abdul Samad Building (1897), Government Office (1896), National Textiles Museum (1905), Former National History Museum (1919), KL City Library (1989), Victorian Fountain (1897), Royal Selangor Club (1889), St Mary’s Cathedral (1894), City Theatre (1896), Sessions & Magistrates Court (1910), The High Court Building (1909), and Masjid Jamek (1909).