Lenggong Archaeological Museum

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The Archaeological Gallery of the Lenggong Museum is located at Kota Tampan Village, Mukim Temelong Lenggong.

The museum is dedicated to display the results of the archaeological research carried out in the valley since 1987. It is the first and only museum now in Malaysia specializing in prehistoric archaeology. The museum consist of three galleries. Two for the Kota Tampan Gallery and the Lenggong Gallery were completed in 2001 and officially opened to the public in 2003. The museum has an administration office, an audiovisual room, a research room, a conservation laboratory and a cafeteria.

The current exhibition includes a replica of the Perak Man, prehistoric artifacts excavated from the Lenggong Valley and items related to Orang Asli (Malaysian Aborigines). In addition, through its organized programs and activities that include forums, workshops and video shows, the museum provides education and information on the prehistoric period of the Valley to the public. The museum also facilitates group tours to the archaeological sites led by independent guides.

Currently, the Archaeological Gallery of the Lenggong Valley is now administered by the Department of National Heritage (Ministry of Information Communications and Culture) since 2012.

Visiting Hours

Monday – Saturday: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday: 9.00 am – 12.00 pm, 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm

Address
Archaeological Gallery of the Lenggong Valley
Department of National Heritage
Kota Tampan Lenggong
33400 Perak Darul Ridzuan.
Tel: +605-7679700
Faks: +605-7679703
Email: lenggong@heritage.gov.my

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GPS Coordinates: N5.10106, E100.79647 Geotag Icon Show on map

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