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Artiquarium

Artiquarium at medan tuanku abdul rahman, once a mansion. This old building has been lovingly restored and now houses a private art gallery and showroom for antiques from all over asia. The gracious ambience of the interior makes a perfect setting for a fine collection of paintings and asian "object d'art".

Asean Sculpture Garden

Just below the National Monument is the Asean Sculpture Garden where a collection of prize-winning sculptures by some of the finest artists in the asean region are dispalyed within a landscaped garden.

Asian Art Museum

University of malaya. Tel : 03-757 1066/1set up in 1973 the Asian Art Museum displays scrulptures, collections of textiles originating from various asian countries. The museum promotes research activities and contains some 2,000 volumes on asian art films, slides and pictures for research purposes.open : 8.45am - 4.45pm, monday - friday. 8.45am - 12.30pm, saturday. closed : public holidays, 12pm - 2pm, friday. Admission : free

Bank Negara Money Museum, Central Bank of Malaysia

Jalan Dato' Onn. Tel : 03-291 7461/290 7575Housed within the Central Bank Building, the Bank Negara Money Museum serves as a repository for the country's numismatic heritage. An important aik of the museum is to disseminate knowledge pertaining to the evolution of Malaysian currency through its exhibitions and publications. Coins, currency notes, tokens and other artifacts are displayed at the museum.Open : 9am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday. 9am - 12pm, Saturday. Closed : Sunday and Public Holidays. Admission : Free

Biomedical Museum

Jalan Pahang. Tel : 03-298 6033. The Biomedical Museum of the institute of medical research which was established in 1983 records and displays medical research materials undertaken by the institude since its inception in 1900. Materials concerning public health problems in the country, current research activities and those pertaining to teaching, training and research are on display. Collections in the museum include Malaysian fauna of medical significance such as mammals, reptiles, insects and parasites.Open : 7.30am - 4.45pm, Monday to Friday 7.30am - 1.15pm, Saturday. Closed : 12.15pm - 2.45pm, Friday. Admission : Free

Bird Park

Within walking distance from the orchid garden. Some of the world's More exotic species of our fine feathered friends grace the beautifully landscaped area, designed to bear a close likeness to nature with trees, flowering shrubs and miniature waterfalls. Admission : Adults RM3.00 Children RM1.00

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