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Timings : 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM every day

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : No entry fee

Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Kuala Lumpur Overview

The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, located at Merdeka Square, is a tourist information centre. It exhibits the history of Kuala Lumpur through its collection of photographs, paintings, and miniature models.

Housed in a 115 year old Government Printing Office, the main highlight is the Spectacular City Model Show and the iconic I Love KL structure. Those looking to learn about the vibrant history of the city, do opt for the guided tours.

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Attractions at Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

The Iconic ‘I LOVE KL’ Monument: Built by the Founder of Arch on January 2012, this is the most photographed monument in the City Gallery. Standing at 12 ft and weighing more than a ton, this monument is a sight to behold.

Tourist Information Centre: This is a must go to place for first-time visitors, as they can get complete information about the city through the city ambassadors. The centre also provides tours and exciting packages for our guests. Also, don’t forget to pick up the complimentary map guide, which provides a detailed outlook of the city, which can come in handy anytime.

Old Kuala Lumpur: Walk through the history of Kuala Lumpur and find out how they transitioned from a tin mining town to the tourist destination it has become today. The photos, prints, and miniature monuments will be your guides for this attraction.

The Spectacular City Model Show: The main highlight of Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is the 40ft x 50ft City Model Show - the World’s largest 3D Mapping Miniature. It is an on-going city model show that utilizes satellite imagery to ensure the accuracy of the model. The model boasts of more than 5000 buildings which were all hand assembled into perfection. It also makes effective use of light and sound as they showcase the past, present, and future of Kuala Lumpur.

KL Reflection: The KL Reflection is located on the second floor of the City Gallery and is a great way to have fun while discovering the city. An exciting and mesmerizing place for all the selfie enthusiasts out there!

ARCH Do-It-Yourself Workshop: Visitors can create their own masterpiece by using various miniature models and pieces to create their own souvenirs. However, DIY is subject to availability and visitors must contact them to ensure availability.

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How to Reach Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is a five-minute walk from the Central Market.

Board the Light Rapid Transit (LRT) and deboard at Masjid Jamek Station, from there; it’s just a seven-minute walk to the City Gallery.

The KL Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour bus is also en route to the City Gallery.

Alternatively, any taxi around town can drop you off at Dataran Merdeka.

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