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Friday, 24 January 2014

The Paddy Museum


The Paddy Museum is the first of its kind in Malaysia, and the fourth to be opened in the world after Japan, Germany and the Philippines. 

The unique architecture of the Paddy Museum represents bushels of harvested rice stalks. Rice motifs are repeated throughout the building, on staircase banisters, the museum gates and the fence surrounding it. 

The museum showcases the paddy cultivation process in Malaysia and displays all kinds of tools and equipment which have been used in the trade over the years. Through beautiful murals, the artwork of 60 artists from North Korea, the history of paddy cultivation in Malaysia is revealed. 

Honouring the history, culture and significance of paddy farming in Kedah, the museum is dedicated to the hardworking and simple paddy farmers, whose blood, sweat and toil have contributed to the objective of achieving self-sufficiency in the rice industry.

Getting Here 

By Car 
From the North-South Expressway, take the Alor Setar Utara Interchange and follow the signboard heading to the Paddy Museum.

Who To Contact 
Paddy Museum  
Phone: +604-735 1315 

Lembaga Muzium Negeri Kedah (Kedah Museum Board) 
Phone: +604-733 1162 

Lembaga Muzium Negeri Kedah (Kedah Museum Board) 
Phone: +604-733 1162


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