Pulau Besar Museum

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Pulau Besar Museum
Muzium Pulau Besar
General information
Type Museum
Location Besar Island, Malacca, Malaysia
Opening 22 November 2010
Cost RM2 million
Owner Malacca Museum Corporation

The Pulau Besar Museum (Malay: Muzium Pulau Besar) is a museum in Besar Island, Malacca, Malaysia.[1][2]


The museum was opened on 22 November 2010 by the Malacca State Government to transform the island into a tourist destination.[3][4] It became the 23rd museum constructed by the Malacca Museum Corporation.[3]


The museums exhibits historical artifacts from Besar Island and Indonesia. It shows the role of the island as the water source for the sailors from China and Europe during their travel through the Malacca Strait. It also explains information about Malacca Island.

Opening time

The museum opens everyday from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.[3]


The museum is accessible from mainland Malacca by speed boat departing from Umbai Jerry at Umbai or by ferry from Anjung Batu Jetty.[1]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Pulau Besar - Mystical Island Near Melaka". malaysia-traveller.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Riqq Green. "Sayang Melaka: Museum: Muzium Pulau Besar". sayangmelaka.blogspot.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 http://ww1.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2010&dt=1124&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Selatan&pg=ws_02.htm
  4. "Muzium Pulau Besar Dijangka Siap Oktober Ini :: Bernama.com". bernama.com.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>