The National Textile Museum let you explore the rich diversity of Malaysian society. The museum tracks trends and developments that characterize textile and develop community living in Malaysia since the pre-history to the present.


National Textile Museum has a gallery that displays a collection of four leading textiles, accessories and clothing.

The museum has streaks of red and white of its own revenue from red bricks and white plaster punctuated with alternate, characterizing the adaptation of the Moghul-Islam style of architecture.

Entranceway facing the Jalan Sultan Hishammuddin consists of two rectangular oval shaped pole that stretches out from the walls of the dome-roofed.


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The National Textile Museum is located along Jalan Raja, just next to the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and it is short walking distance from the Dataran Merdeka.

The architecture of this building is of Mughal-Islamic orientation.

There are two octagonal-shaped tower on the side of the building. In each tower there is a concrete dome surrounded by smaller domes. In 2008, space was added to the glass lobby of the building and used as the main entrance to the museum.


How to go to National Textile Museum

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The National Textile Museum is located along Jalan Raja, with Dataran Merdeka at the top right opposite side. See Google Map.

Here are some transportation options you can consider:

Go KL City Bus: The Go KL City Bus - Red Line will make stop at Dataran Merdeka.

RapidKL LRT - Kelana Jaya line: Take the LRT and stop at the Masjid Jamek LRT station. National Textile Museum is about 10 minutes walk from the LRT station.

RapidKL LRT - Ampang line: Take the LRT and stop at the Masjid Jamek LRT station. National Textile Museum is about 10 minutes walk from the LRT station.

RapidKL Bus: The RapidKL Bus No U4, U7, U13, U14, U209 will stop at Jalan Raja bus stop. National Textile Museum is within short walking distance.


National Textile Museum Ground Floor Layout

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Main Entranace, Ground Floor
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Back Entranace, Ground Floor
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Ground Floor Layout
Gallery POHON BUDI
1. Textile Evolution
2. Calendering & Gilding
3. Gold Thread Embroidery
4. Embroidered Shawl
5. Embroidered Headcloth & Tapestry
6. Iban Ceremonial Cloth
7. Textile Process Kiosk
8. Royal Pahang Weaving
9. Songket

Gallery POHON BUDI
10. Beaded Collar & Beaded Shoes
11. Embroidery
12. Stitching & Tie and Dye Technique
13. Thread
14. Canting Technique
15. Printing Technique
16. Block Technique
17. Hand Drawn Technique
18. Textile Process Kiosk

Gallery PELANGI
1. Batik
2. Tie and Dye Batik & Batik Canting
3. Sabah Textile
4. Baba & Nyonya Textile
5. Sarawak Textile
6. Indian Textile
7. Theatre Room


National Textile Museum First Floor Layout

National Textile Museum First floor main entrance
Main Entranace, First Floor
National Textile Museum ground floor  back entrance
Back Entranace, First Floor
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Firt Floor Layout
Gallery RATNA SARI
1. Tobacco Box & Modesty Disc
2. Belt & Buckle
3. Iban & Murut Attire
4. Headdress
5. Hair Pins
6. Waist Accessories
7. Pendant
8. Brooches
9. Beaded Shoes

Gallery RATNA SARI
10. Earring & Ring
11. Bracelet & Anklet
12. Hat & Headdress
13. Jewellery Making Process
14. Weapons
15. Beaded Necklace
16. Indian & Mah Meri Attire
17. Malay & Baba Nyonya Attire

Gallery TELUK BERANTAI
1. Malay Textile
2. Sarawak Malay Textile
3. Gold Thread Embroidery
4. Tenun & Limar Cloth
5. Songket Limar Cloth
6. Songket Limar Tenggarung Cloth
7. Scripted & Gilded Cloth


Pictures of National Textile Museum and surroundings

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