The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery (KLCG) is strategically located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s heritage enclave – Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square).
The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery (KLCG) tells the story of Kuala Lumpur through photos, prints and miniatures.
The entry to Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is free of charge and the opening hours is 8am – 6pm daily.
The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is located in a historical building that was in built in 1899 during the British colonial administration as a printing office.
In 1986, the City Hall bought the building and turned it into the first public library of Kuala Lumpur.
The Dataran Merdeka enclave, protected under the Conservation & Heritage Protection Board, is a must-visit heritage destination.
It houses many historical buildings, structures and icons that date back to more than a century, namely Sultan Abdul Samad Building (1897), Government Office (1896), National Textiles Museum (1905), Former National History Museum (1919), KL City Library (1989), Victorian Fountain (1897), Royal Selangor Club (1889), St Mary’s Cathedral (1894), City Theatre (1896), Sessions & Magistrates Court (1910), The High Court Building (1909), and Masjid Jamek (1909).
How to go to Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is located along Jalan Raja, facing the Dataran Merdeka and the National Textile Museum just a short walk away. See Google Map.
Go KL City Bus: The Go KL City Bus – Red Line will make stop at Dataran Merdeka.
Kelana Jaya line LRT: Take the LRT and stop at the Masjid Jamek LRT station. Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is about 10 minutes walk from the LRT station.
Ampang line LRT: Take the LRT and stop at the Masjid Jamek LRT station. Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is about 10 minutes walk from the LRT station.
RapidKL Bus: The RapidKL Bus No U4, U7, U13, U14, U209 will stop at Jalan Raja bus stop. Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is within short walking distance.
Pictures of Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and surroundings
Here are some pictures of the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery and its surrounding areas.
Here are some pictures of the Workshop within the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery.
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