Malaysia Telecommunication History
Located along Jalan Raja Chulan in the city centre of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Telecommunication Museum is also known as Muzium Telekom in the local language. It is the first interactive museum in Malaysia where a chronological events of the nation's telecommunication history are re-enacted. Artefacts and telecommunication equipment used in the previous eras with a detailed write-up of their history are exhibited here.
The beautiful landscape entrance to Malaysia telecommunication museum located at Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur.
The development of telegraph, the invention of telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, radio, telex, microwave network, television broadcasting, use of satellite , development of cellular phone, the privatisation of Telekom Malaysia and the launched of Kuala Lumpur Tower as a telecommunication tower in Malaysia are all shown here.
Key milestones in the development of 120 years of telecommunication in Malaysia in chronological order are listed below.
The arch structure at the entrance of Malaysia Telecommunication Museum.
While you are here, remember to look out for the old telegraph which was the main communications used in the olden days before the invention of email and internet.
The museum is easily accessible to the public as it is located in the city centre. Take the STAR or PUTRA LRT and alight at Masjid Jamek Station. As you come out from the station, look for Jalan Tun Perak road and walk along it towards the Maybank Tower. As you are about to reach Maybank Tower, turn left to Jalan Raja Chulan and you will see the Museum.
If you are driving, you can park your car at the parking bays near St. John Cathedral or Menara Olympic.
9am - 5pm (Mondays to Sundays)
The museum is closed during public holidays.
RM5 per adult and RM3 per child for MyKad holder.
RM2 for Malaysian students and RM4 for international students.
RM10 per adult and RM5 per child for international visitors.
Further information can be obtained by calling +6 03 2031 5581.