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“15km from D'summit residences. Johor Chinese Heritage Museum where you can learn about how the Chinese migrants came to Johor which dates back to the Ming and Qing Dynasties as early as the 1414th century. 新山华族历史文物馆,你可以了解中国移民如何来到柔佛,其历史可以追溯到1414世纪的明清时期”
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College Bookstore
Museum
“Major China Dato' Tan Hiok Nee (Chinese: 陳旭年; pinyin: Chén Xùnián; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tân Hiok-nî; a.k.a. Tan Yeok Nee; 1827 – 21 May 1902) was the leader of the Ngee Heng Kongsi of Johor, succeeding Tan Kee Soon in circa 1864, he transformed the Ngee Heng Kongsi of Johor from a quasi-military revolutionary brotherhood, based in the rural settlement of Kangkar Tebrau, into an organisation of kapitans, kangchus, and revenue farmers, based in the state capital of Johor Bahru. His grandson Tan Chin Hian, was the chairman of the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Singapore Teochew Poit It Huay Kuan and Ngee Ann Kongsi Singapore for many years.”
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Museum
“Connect to Johor’s history, art and architectural glory at the Johor Art Gallery, a historical building that stood the test of time since 1910. Located in Jalan Petrie, The Johor Art Gallery building was built in the year of 1910 and used to be the official residence of the Chief Minister of Johor, Dato’ Abdullah Jaafar. He was the third Chief Minister of Johor then. The government decided that one way of preserving the unique architecture of the building was to turn it into an art gallery. http://www.ywj.gov.my/warisanv2/index.php/hubungi-kami/6-galeri-seni-johor 45 minutes drive from Pulai View Homestay”
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Museum
“The Royal Abu Bakar Museum is one of the oldest buildings in Johor. It is too, one of the main attractions in the state. This building was built in the year of 1866. It is formerly the Grand Palace of the Johor Sultan and has turned to a museum since 1982. The museum is filled with information and rare artifacts of the Royal Family. Besides, there are picture gallery featuring the family tree since decades and decades ago. The belongings of the Royal Family are exhibited there including the weapons of Malaysia. Address:Royal Abu Bakar Meseum, Grand Palace, 80500 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Office Number:+607 223 0555/ 607 223 0222 Fax:+607 224 8476 Opening Hours:+Open daily except Fridays - 9am to 5pm (ticket counter closed at 4pm) Distance 9.6 KM ”
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Museum
“The Johor Art Gallery building was built in the year 1910 and used to be the official residence of the Chief Minister of Johor, Dato' Abdullah Jaafar. He was the third Chief Minister of Johor then. The government decided that one way of preserving the unique architecture of the building was to turn it into an art gallery. Hence this art gallery located at Jalan Petrie near Johor Bahru was opened on 29 January 1994 by the Chief Minister of Johor. Operation Hours Daily: 9.00 am - 4.30 pm Closed on Fridays. Address: Galeri Seni Johor JKR 144, Jalan Petrie 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Ta'zim Tel: +607 226 3266 Entrance Fees Admission is FREE”
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Library
“PAJ new building consists of 3 floors with an area of 2,661 acres of land and 45,000 square feet of floor area. This library provides 450 seats divided into light reading room, teen room, separate adult and children's room. It also provides television, compact disc player and a DVD player for watching movies and listening to music. For a start, a total of 100,000 copies of the collection is a collection which covers 60% of adult and children's collections comprise 40%. The entire library is also equipped with WiFi.”
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Government Building
“Malaysian Craft (owned by Government Body) Open for public. Just 10 minute from Guesthouse.”
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