P.Ramlee Memorial Museum
Location: Kuala Lumpur
|| No.22, Jalan Dedap,
Taman P Ramlee,Setapak,
53000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The P.Ramlee Memorial Museum is one of the popular tourist attractions in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia. It is located at the former residence of P.Ramlee. The museum is situated along
Jalan P Ramlee, (formerly known as the Caunterhall Road).
Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr. P. Ramlee was a Malaysian famous artist, he was not only a singer,
but also an actor, director, songwriter, producer as well as a composer. Unfortunately,
the legend died at a very young age (44 years old) due to heart attack. Today, his house
comes under the care of Malaysian government and is one of the national heritages in Malaysia.
The house is then turned into a memorial for the late great actor and this was officiated
in the year of 1986.
The museum divides the displays and exhibits into various section and themes so that visitors
and tourists can have a clearer picture in knowing this amazing singer. Themes included his
biography, awards, songs and melody and the film world, just to name a few. Artifacts and
displays that are to be seen in and out of the house are all related to his life and also
most are them belongs to their family.
The museum is interesting just to honor late P. Ramlee and to appreciate his work and
contributions to the society. To have a better understanding towards the museum and him,
guided tours are available but remember to make an appointment for it before you visit
the museum. The entrance fee to the museum is absolute free.
The best way to get to the P.Ramlee Memorial Museum is by bus as there are many buses
that include the route to the museum. Take note for Len Seng buses, which are numbered
with W12, 165, 166, 170, 191, and 195 as these are the buses that will bring you there.
There is another bus you can take which is the Mini Bus, numbered 17. Lastly, of course
you can get there by taxi as it is just 4km away from the city centre of Setapak.