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Attractions to explore nearby Malaysia Prison Museum

Malaysia Prison MuseumJalan Parameswara, Kampung Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia

The Malaysia Prison Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum building used to be a prison built in Malaysia. The building was originally constructed in 1860 by Governor Colonel Cavenagh as HM Prison Jail. It is now one of the famous tourist attractions in Malacca which opens every day except Monday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

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St John's Fort0.20 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The St. John's Fort is a historical fort in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The fort is located at the top of St. John's Hill. It was built from Laterite stone and bricks. The fort had only one entrance and its outer walls range between 3-4 meters high. The fort has canons that are facing inland because the Dutch feared inland threats from Acehnese and Bugis invaders more than maritime invasions.

Sam Po Keng Temple1.16 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Poh San Teng Temple is a Chinese temple located at the foot of Bukit China, next to the Malacca Warrior Monument and King's well in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The temple is dedicated to Tua Pek Kong. The temple was founded in 1795 during the era of Dutch Malacca by Chinese Kapitan Chua Su Cheong. It was now one of the famous tourist attractions in Malaysia.

Perigi Hang Li Poh1.16 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Hang Li Poh's Well, also known as King's Well, is a historical water well in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. It is the oldest water well in Malaysia. The well was built in 1459 by the followers of Hang Li Poh as the main water source in the town. After conquering Malacca in 1511, the Portuguese secured the well and used it as their main water source supply.

Bukit Cina1.26 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

Bukit China is a hillside of historical significance in the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca, Malacca Town. It is located several kilometers to the north from the historical center of Malacca , but these days, it's surrounded by the modern city on all sides.

Proclamation Of Independence Memorial1.38 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. 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. 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.

A Famosa1.43 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

Former Portuguese fortress, among the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Southeast Asia. The Porta de Santiago, a small gatehouse, is the only part of the fortress that still remains today.

Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum1.45 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

A modern reconstruction of the palace of the Melaka Sultanate showcasing the history of the region.

St Paul's Church1.54 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

Originally built in 1521, making it the oldest church building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. It is located at the summit of St. Paul's Hill and is today part of the Malacca Museum Complex comprising the A Famosa ruins, the Stadthuys and other historical buildings.

Stadthuys1.60 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Stadthuys is a historical structure situated in the heart of Malacca City, the administrative capital of the state of Malacca, Malaysia in a place known as the Red Square. The Stadhuys is known for its red exterior and nearby red clocktower. It was built by the Dutch in 1650 as the office of the Dutch Governor and Deputy Governor.

Christ Church Melaka1.61 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

18th-century Anglican church. It is the oldest functioning Protestant church in Malaysia.

Malacca Island1.63 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

Malacca Island is a man-made island in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. Malacca Island, Malaysia’s first “Twin Island City Centre”, is undertaken by Pulau Kembar Sdn Bhd. A 98.999%-owned subsidiary of Talam. This waterfront development project involves the reclamation of two islands.

Muzium Islam Melaka1.63 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Melaka Islamic Museum is a museum about Islam in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museum exhibits the mixture of traditional Islamic arts with local and international craftsmanship. There are eight main exhibition areas arranged in chronological order on historical perspective of the introduction of Islam to Melaka and its spread to the rest of Malaysia.

Cheng Ho Gallery1.63 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Gallery of Admiral Cheng Ho is a gallery about Zheng He in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The gallery displays Zheng He's journey to Southeast Asia and his great legacy in international relations where he established the great affiliations between Ming Dynasty and African and Asian countries leading to prosperous and fair trade among them.

Muzium Sejarah Dan Ethnografi1.66 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The History and Ethnography Museum is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia.  The historical section of the museum displays the history of Malacca from its establishment in 1400 until 1957, the year Malaya gained independence.  The ethnography section of the museum portrays the lifestyle and culture of various communities and sub-communities of Melaka including the Malays, the Chinese, the Indians, the Portuguese, the Baba and Nyonya, the Chetti and Chitty communities.

Museum of Royal Malaysian Marine. Muzium TLDM1.82 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Royal Malaysian Navy Museum is a museum about the Royal Malaysian Navy in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. The museums exhibit photos of admirals, medals of honor, various ranks in the naval command, evolution of naval uniforms, naval weapons, communication equipment, navigation symbols, training programs, etc.

Melaka River Park and Cruise1.82 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

A nice cruise through Melaka River getting an overview of the area. You can see nice restaurants, bars and shops scatter along the river and understand the history and the significances of the buildings.

Maritime Museum Melaka1.84 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The main attraction is a full-sized replica of Flor De La Mar, a treasure-laden 16th-century Portuguese galleon that sank during a storm in 1511 somewhere in the Straits of Malacca. The museum consists of three parts.

St. Peter's Church1.88 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

A huge Christian church which was located in the heart of Malacca and It is the oldest functioning Roman Catholic Church in Malaysia. The facade and decorations of the church have a combination of eastern and western architecture. One of its bells was cast in Goa in 1608 and was salvaged from an older church the Dutch had burnt down. There is also an alabaster statue of the Lord Before the Resurrection.

Melaka Straits Mosque1.88 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

The Melaka Straits Mosque is a mosque located on the man-made Malacca Island in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. The construction cost of the mosque was about MYR10 million. The mosque, which was built using the mix of Middle Eastern and Malay craftsmanship, looks like a floating structure if the water level is high. Two intersecting archways lead to the main entrance. It is one of the main attractions in Malacca.

Sri Poyyatha Vinayaga Moorthy Temple1.90 KMs away from Malaysia Prison Museum

Sri Poyatha Moorthi Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and one of the oldest functioning Hindu temples in Maritime Southeast Asia. Located in the state of Malacca, the temple is one of the few existing Chitty temples in Malaysia. The temple is situated on Jalan Tukang Emas, also known as "Harmony Street" because of its proximity to the Kampung Kling Mosque and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple.