Dong Son exhibition in Malaysia

The National Museum in Kuala Lumpur is hosting an exhibition on the Dong Son culture, in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of its first discovery in Vietnam.

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Dong Son Culture exhibition in Malaysia
Saigon Giai Phong, 21 March 2014
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Perak Man to return home

The remains of the 10,000-year-old Perak Man are to be eventually returned to the state in which it was found, after the necessary preparations are made.

Perak Man, New Straits Times 20121002
Perak Man, New Straits Times 20121002

‘Perak Man’ set to return home [Link no longer active]
New Straits Times, 02 October 2012
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Malaysian shipwrecks exhibition opens in Kuala Lumpur

The National Museum of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur opens today an exhibition featuring artifacts recovered from 13 shipwrecks recovered in Malaysian waters.

Shipwreck Artifacts On Show At National Museum From Monday
Bernama, 12 August 2011
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Malaysia's National Museum completes interior facelift

Malaysia’s Muzium Negara, or National Museum, recently completed a four-year-long renovation process and boasts a fresh new interior for visitors. The museum houses 4 permanent collections, including galleries for Malaysian Prehistory and Malay Kingdoms.

A fresh look for the National Museum
The Star, 31 July 2010
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Exhibition showcases coffins from Southeast Asia

Malaysia’s Star reviews the latest exhibition at the National Museum in Kuala Lumpur, Coffin Exhibition — Tradition and Mystery.

Grave concerns
The Star, 17 April 2010
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Coffins on show at Malaysian National Museum

The National Museum of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur has just opened an exhibition on coffins, featuring funerary material from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

3,000-year-old coffin on show
The Star, 30 March 2010

Coffin exhibition opens at National Museum
New Straits Times, 01 April 2010
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Malaysian museum opens ceramics exhibition

Ceramics from Malaysia’s sunken shipwrecks are exhibited at the National Museum.

Ceramics from sunken ships on display at National Museum
New Straits Times, 27 February 2010
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