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Friday, 10 January 2014

Culture Museum Park


Research and excavation works at Taman Muzium Budaya (Culture Museum Park) started 1 June till 30 June, 2010. The area is located at Jalan Kota near Taman Muzium Budaya (in front of the Melaka Malay Sultanate Palace). Based on map drawings made by the Dutch, the area may have remnants of a fort wall jutting towards Santiago gate and Hendrieta Lousia bastion. 

Excavations have unearthed the foundation of the Melaka fort wall from Santiago gate, Hendrieta Louisa bastion as well as corner wall of the bastion. 

Other artefacts were discovered at this site including Chinese porcelain fragments (from Ming and Ching Dynasties), stoneware, Dutch stones, urns, animal bones, steel and others. 

Getting Here 

By Road 
The distance to Melaka from Kuala Lumpur using the North-South Expressway is two hours. This site is located at Jalan Kota, in the area of Taman muzium Budaya (in front of the Istana Kesultanan Melayu Melaka). 

Who To Contact 
Jabatan Warisan Negara Zon Selatan 
En.Mat Nasir Bin Baba (Ketua Zon) 
Phone: +06-2866011 

Perzim Tuan Hj.Khamis 

Tourism Information Centre 
Phone: +06-2814803


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