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Galeria Perdana

galeripdn02.jpg (27073 bytes) The idea for Galeria Perdana was mooted by Prime Minister Yang Amat Berhormat Dato' Seri Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad.This unique gallery was built to display and share with everyone the various awards, souvenirs and gifts our Prime Minister galeri2.jpg (4428 bytes)and his wife have received from world leaders, statesmen as well as Malaysians during his tenure.

Adopting an oriental architectural design, the awe-inspiring building displays the various exhibits in an ambience of harmony and creative interaction. One section is galeri1.jpg (9476 bytes)devoted to gifts made of wood, leather, crystal and lacquer, as well as musical instruments and stone objects. Another section comprises textiles, games, weaponry, ceramics, plaques and Islamic art.There are also gifts of silver, copper, brass and pewter. There is even an array of automobiles.

Some of the exhibits are special awards received by the Prime Minister and his wife.galeri3.jpg (2080 bytes) Take time to wander around the Galeria and read the footnotes accompanying each exhibit.The extensive grounds around the building are also very interesting as they are specially landscaped and planted with local trees, shrubs and herbs.

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Open

10am to5pm
9 pm to 6 pm (School / public holidays)

Close

Monday

Entrance fee

Child under 12 years free
Adult RM3.00 
 Child RM1.00

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Galeria Perdana
Kilim, Mukim Air Hangat, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia.
Tel  : (60) 4-959 1498
Fax : (60) 4-959 1819

 
   

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