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Proclamation of Independence Memorial

The Proclamation of Independence Memorial (Malay: Memorial Pengisytiharan Kemerdekaan) is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia.[1]

Proclamation of Independence Memorial
Memorial Pengisytiharan Kemerdekaan
Melaka Malaysia Proclamation-of-Independence-Memorial-01.jpg
General information
TypeMuseum
LocationMelaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
Completed1912
Opening31 August 1985

Contents

HistoryEdit

The memorial building was established in 1912. The building used to house the Malacca Club which was used as the social centre of the British people in British Malaya. The memorial was set up and officiated by former Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman on 31 August 1985, 28 years after the independence of the country.

ArchitectureEdit

The museum is housed in an elegant Dutch colonial mansion. The two golden onion domes located at the top of the building embellish the stark white stucco.

ExhibitionsEdit

The memorial exhibits records and photos of the early era of Malay Sultanate. It also displays the journey of Malaysia from independence and its modern development.[2]

Opening timeEdit

The memorial opens every day except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Proclamation of Independence Memorial - Malacca City Attractions". malacca.ws.
  2. ^ http://www.malacca.ws/attractions/proclamation-independence-malacca.htm
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-05-21. Retrieved 2015-05-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

Coordinates: 2°11′30.8″N 102°15′03.2″E / 2.191889°N 102.250889°E / 2.191889; 102.250889