Proclamation of Independence Memorial

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Proclamation of Independence Memorial
Memorial Pengisytiharan Kemerdekaan
Melaka Malaysia Proclamation-of-Independence-Memorial-01.jpg
General information
Type Museum
Location Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia
Completed 1912
Opening 31 August 1985

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

History[edit]

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, 38 years after the independence of the country.

Architecture[edit]

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.

Exhibitions[edit]

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 time[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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