War Museum

January 5, 2008

War Museum

The War Museum occupies the oldest brick building in Kelantan, dating back to 1912. This historic building now houses Japanese memorabilia and documents relating to World War Two.

Opening hours: 10.30 am – 5.45 pm daily except Fridays.

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Royal Museum / Istana Batu

January 5, 2008

Royal Museum / Istana Batu

Royal Museum / Istana Batu

Istana Batu was designed and built in, 1939 during the reign of Sultan lsmail 1. It was used as a venue for royal weddings as well as to house royal guests. Today, it has been converted into the Royal Museum where regalia and palace items belonging to former Sultans are on display. These include silverware, bedroom items and furniture from the royal household. There is also a photographic exhibition on the life of the late Sultan of Kelantan.

Opening hours: 10.30 am – 5.45 pm daily except Fridays.

Admission: RM2.00 Children: RM1.00


Istana Jahar

January 5, 2008

Istana Jahar

Istana Jahar

Built in 1887 by Sultan Muhamad 11 for his grandson Long Kundur, this former palace, Istana Jahar, is now a museum. The intricate wood carvings are testimony to the superb craftsmanship of the Kelantanese. Photographs, artefacts and exhibits on Kelantan’s rich cultural heritage will keep visitors enthralled. Opening hours: 10.30 am – 5.45 pm daily except Fridays. Admission: RM2.00 Children: RM1.00


Istana Balai Besar

January 5, 2008

Istana Balai Besar

Istana Balai Besar

lstana Balai Besar This palace was built by Sultan Muhamad 11 in 1840 to replace his riverine palace on the Kelantan river. It now serves as the venue for ceremonial functions and investiture ceremonies.

Please note that Istana Balai Besar does not admit visitors.


Istamic Museum / Syura Hall

January 5, 2008

The history of Islam in Kelantan is well documented in the artefacts and inscriptions exhibited here. The setting-up of the Islamic Museum is timely as Kelantan is one of the centres of Islamic Learning.

Opening hours: 10.30 am – 5.45 pm daily except Fridays.

Admission: RM2.00 Children: RM1.00