Timings : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha
Entry Fees : Malaysia Citizens: RM 2 (Adults and children above 12)
Foreign Tourists: RM 5 (Adults and children above 6)
No entrance fee for children dressed in school uniforms
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Located in Putrajaya, the Natural History Museum gives a deep insight into the natural Malaysian heritage. The museum houses a ginormous variety of plant, animal, rock, fossil as well as mineral specimens. Further, interesting facts and trivia of these species are also displayed inside the museum. It also houses specimens of endangered plants and animals, some of which are on the verge of extinction.
The ground floor of the museum houses a huge collection of Malaysian mammals which is a true treat to the eyes. Further, this floor houses a 40-foot long skeleton of the Bryde's Whale which is the main attraction of the museum. You can also visit the insect room which houses a plethora of specimen species like the Coleoptera, Araneae, and Lepidoptera. Some of the other attractive specimens of the museum include a tiger, a baby Asian elephant, the Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malaysia Sun Bear, and the Mainland Serow. Since the museum offers a deep insight into the natural heritage of Malaysia it is also a great place for educational tours. Further, several exhibitions are also hosted inside the Natural History Museum’s Gallery.