National Textile Museum, Kuala Lumpur

4.0
Visit National Textile Museum for an in-depth look into the history of clothing design and production in Malaysia. Observe an array of exhibits containing traditional fabrics from various periods. Watch video presentations and read the informative explanations about textile painting techniques and their cultural significance. Visit the upper-floor jewelry and headgear section to view intricate necklaces, bracelets, and other traditional accessories. If you you're not particularly interested in fashion and its history, stop by to see the striking colonial-era architecture of the building the museum is located in. Before you head to Kuala Lumpur, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kuala Lumpur trip planner , to make sure you see all that Kuala Lumpur has to offer, including National Textile Museum.
Create an itinerary including National Textile Museum
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
National Textile Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
543 reviews
Google
4.1
TripAdvisor
  • A big building in Merdeka square. If textiles is your interest do visit. We didn't have time. Just a Photostop  more »
  • The museum is housed in a historic building, one of KL's landmarks. It is an old fashioned-style museum, only across the street from KL City Gallery. Visitors with a special interest in textiles and t...  more »
Google
  • Free entrance Cafe is currently closed (2018-12) Very nice clothes and jewellery. Informative video on a very small tv instead of the projection at the wall. Good to cool down because AC works but is not too cold. Nice to have but not on the must do list if you're in KL for short time stays. Good facilities
  • Batik and Textile museum gives some interesting insights into the culturally rich and mixed textile traditions in Malaysia. History and hands-on education. Interesting, especially for textile professionals etc.
Places to stay near National Textile Museum

Plan your trip to Kuala Lumpur

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Kuala Lumpur

View all >
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Kuala Lumpur

3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.4
Duration: 8​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Kuala Lumpur

4.8
Duration: 4​h
4.2
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 2​h
4.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Museums in Kuala Lumpur

View all >
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 1​h
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

View all >
3.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Kuala Lumpur

3.6
Duration: 30​min
1.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 4​h
4.9
Duration: 4​h
4.4
Duration: 8​h
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.5
Duration: 1​h