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Lenggong Archaeological Museum, Lenggong


Lenggong Archaeological Museum or Kota Tampan Archaeological Museum is located in Kota Tampan, near Lenggong. It is a pre-historical site dating back 74,000 years ago. 

The city of Lenggong is located 100 kilometers to the north of Ipoh, through Kuala Kangsar (onwards to Grik). It is recognised as one of the oldest site of human activity in West Malaysia. Lenggong Archaeological Museum also displays ‘Perak Man’, the oldest human skeleton found in Peninsular Malaysia in the caves nearby. This skeleton is dated 10,000 to 11,000 years from the Stone age, starting in the Palaeolithic era.

The Lenggong Archaeological Museum is situated near the Lipur Lata Kekabu Rainforest, only 2 km from the site. 

Getting Here 

By Road 
Lenggong is located on Route 76 which links Kuala Kangsar with Baling. To reach it from the North-South Expressway (E1), exit the highway at the Kuala Kangsar Interchange (Exit 143). From there take Route 76 in the direction of Baling. The Lenggong Archaeological Museum or also known as Kota Tampan Archaeological Museum is situated here. It is located near bandar Lenggong. 

Who To Contact 
Jabatan Warisan Negara Zon Tengah 
Zuraini bt Zamri
Phone: +6019-567 2455 

Muzium Arkeologi Lenggong 
Phone: +605-7679700 Fax: +605-7679703 

Pusat Informasi Pelancongan Hentian R&R Raja Muda Nazrin, Tasik Raban Lenggong 
Phone: +605-7512350


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