The Sultan Alam Shah Museum, Shah Alam (1)

The Sultan Alam Shah Museum in Shah Alam, Selangor is, for all sense and purpose, the Selangor state museum.

It was officially declared opened in 1989 by the DYMM Al Marhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah ibni Al Marhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah , the 8th Sultan of Selangor, and is named after the 6th Sultan of Selangor, DYMM Al Marhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah (1937-1942, 1945-1960)

 

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Welcome to the Sultan Alam Shah Museum (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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The 6th Sultan of Selangor, DYMM Al Marhum Sultan Sir Hisamuddin Alam Shah (1937-1942, 1945-1960) (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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‘PEMBUKA ADAT’ – a poem, in Malay and deep in its meaning, outlining the basis of a cultured and civilized society. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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A painting that illustrates the battle between the Dutch forces and that of Selangor, at Bukit Malawati. At the foot of the painting is a replica of the armour used by the Selangor forces, made of metal. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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A step-by-step on how to clean a ‘Keris’. Quite educational. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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A scaled model of the Istana Mahkota, Klang. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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Genealogy linking the royal houses of Selangor, Johor, Brunei, Riau and Bugis-Makassar. Fascinating! (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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The galleries of the era of British Residents and the Japanese World War II, back-to-back at the Sultan Alam Shah Museum. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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Photo taken during the proclamation of Independence of Malaya on 31st August 1957, at Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur. Seated on stage were the reigning Sultans at the time including DYMM Al Marhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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A montage of photographs illustrating the traditional clothing as worn by member of the royal family throughout the times, from the 1800s onwards. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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A scaled version of the ‘Limas Potong’ traditional house. Built in 1937, the house is located in Sabak Bernam, Selangor. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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The scaled replica of the ‘Rumah Tradisional Bumbung Panjang’ (Long Roofed House). Built in 1962, the house is located in Sabak Bernam, Selangor. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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The Traditional Dances of Selangor Gallery (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

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The view that greets visitors to the museum on exit. (nachmeinemeinung @ all rights reserved)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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