Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Museum: Maritime Museum Phase II

The Maritime Museum is located at the old Guthrie warehouse after it was extensively renovated by the Public Works Department. The building is next to the replica of the Flora de La Mar that houses The Maritime Museum. The Maritime Museum Phase II is a modern museum incorporating computer technology and focuses on a variety of maritime themes such as maritime life, exploration of the oceans and seas, treasures from the sea and others.

The Maritime Museum Phase II, open to the public on May 23 1998, was officially declared open by the Chairman of the State Committee for Tourism, Culture and the Environment, Datuk Poh Ah Tiam. 

The concept of this museum is "Ocean and the Mankind". It depicts how human being perceived and derived benefits from the seas. 

The museum's display reflect the concept in which the civilization and technological change flourish in line with the development of the nation. There is also a section dedicated to the marine life which lived in the ocean such as sea turtles, fish, sea shells and other creatures. 

The question and solution to the secret and mystery of the seas and their contribution to the civilization of mankind may be answered by the visit here.

Opening hours:

9am - 5:30pm (Monday to Friday)
9am - 9:00pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Entrance fee:
RM 3 (Adult)
RM 1 (Children / Students)

Tel: +6 06 283 0926

Ticket to the Maritime Museum can be used to enter