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Collection of Museum Malaysia

Koleksi Jabatan Muzium Malaysia

The Department of Museums maintains various collections for the purposes of conservation, research and education on the diversity of artefacts and significant specimens found in this country.

The collections of the Department of Museums encompass:

  1. Archaeological Collection
  2. Ethnological Collection
  3. Natural History Collection

Archaeological Collection

Archaeological Collection of the Department of Museums, 1963-2007

No

Type

1

Ceramics

2

Food residue

3

Metal implements

4

Wooden implements

5

Votive tablet

6

Charcoal samples

7

Neolithic stone implements

8

Palaeolithic implements

9

Hoabinhian culture stone implements

10

Haematite

11

Burnt clay

12

Beads

13

Stone sculpture

Ethnological Collection

Ethnological Collection of the Department of Museums, 1963-2007

No

Type

1

Decorations and textiles

2

Personal ornaments

3

Tools and industry

4

Fire related tools (materials to produce fire)

5

House (components that are relocated, photos, models and plans)

6

Musical instruments

7

Weaponry and war implements

8

Religions and belief systems

9

Traps (hunting)

10

Medicine and magic

11

Agriculture

12

Games and entertainment

13

Livestock (materials related to livestock)

14

Masks

15

Shadow play puppets

16

Currencies

17

Stamps and envelopes

18

Transport

19

Other collections

Natural History Collection

Natural History Collection of the Department of Museums, 1963-2007

No

Type

1

Birds

2

Mammals

3

Amphibians

4

Reptiles

5

Sea/fresh water creatures

6

Insects

7

Botany

8

Geology

9

Bones/Skeletons

10

Bird eggs

Contribution and Donation of Artefacts

Individuals who are interested to contribute or donate artefacts may download the relevant documents:

  1. To donate personal artefacts as gifts, please download this form here.pdf icon
  2. To conduct research on artefacts of the Department of Museums, please download this form here.pdf icon
  3. To make offers of artefacts to the Department of Museums, please download this form here.pdf icon

Contact

For any queries and matters relating to the collections and artefacts, please contact:

  1. En. Zainal bin Ariffin
    zainalariffin@jmm.gov.my
    Director
  2. En. Mohd Khairil bin Jemangin
    mkhairil@jmm.gov.my
    Senior Curator

Telephone and Fax

Tel : +603 – 2267 1000 ext. 231/ 235/ 359
Fax : +603 – 2282 7294

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Last update: 15 November 2017 - 5:00pm

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