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The Geological Museum in Ipoh, Perak was first established in 1957. Construction work on the museum initiated in July 1955 when Raja Idris Shah Ibni al Marhum Sultan Iskandar Shah, the Raja Muda of Perak officially laid the foundation stone of the building.
The Museum building forms part of the Minerals and Geoscience Department Complex in Ipoh. Under the 9th Malaysia Plan, the Geological Museum was extensively renovated and upgraded to increase the exhibition space and collection of exhibits in the Museum.
The Geological Museum plays and an important role as a centre for education and learning of geology and geoscience in the country.
History of the Museum and Department
History of the Earth
Geological Structures Mural
Dinosaur and Fossils
Minerals, Crystals and Gemstones
Uses of Minerals
Mineral Exploration and Marine Geology Activities
Quarry and Mines
Geology and Nation Building
Research and Developement
Monday to Thursday 08.30 am - 12.30 pm & 02.00 pm - 05.00 pm
Friday 08.30 am - 12.00 pm & 03.00 pm - 05.00 pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Entrance Fees: Free Admission
Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia
Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah,
31400 Ipoh Perak.
Tel: 05-540 600
Fax: 05-540 6100
Groups visits, please fowards application to:
Pengarah Perkhidmatan Teknikal
Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia, Ipoh, Perak.