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The Bugis Museum (Malay: Muzium Bugis) is a museum in Pontian District, Johor, Malaysia. The museum is about Bugis people in Malaysia.[1][2]

Bugis Museum
Muzium Bugis
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General information
Type Museum
Location Pontian District, Johor, Malaysia
Opening 1982

Contents

HistoryEdit

The museum was originally established in 1982 as Bugis Heritage. On 26 July 1994, the Johor State Government supported the museum through Johor Heritage Foundation and declared the museum as the first Bugis museum in Malaysia.[3] In October 2016, the Indonesian Governor of South Sulawesi Syahrul Yasin Limpo visited the museum and met with local Bugis people. He wished that relations among Bugis people from different countries could always be maintained.[4]

ExhibitionsEdit

There are more than 2,000 artifacts displayed in the museum, ranging from weapons, clothes, old coins, jewellery, pictures etc.

Opening timeEdit

The museum opens everyday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. free of charge.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Muzium Bugis" (in Malay). Majlis Daerah Pontian. Retrieved 20 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Pontian". Tourism Johor. Retrieved 21 February 2018. 
  3. ^ Khalid, Khir. "Muzium Bugis: Arkib Khazanah Sejarah Johor Dan Malaysia" (in Malay). www.khirkhalid.com. Retrieved 20 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Nasrullah (8 October 2016). "Di Pontian, Gubernur SYL Terkesima Karena ini" (in Malay). inipasti.com. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 

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Coordinates: 1°25′40.9″N 103°24′42.5″E / 1.428028°N 103.411806°E / 1.428028; 103.411806