Built with the objective of becoming a reference point for historical events and artifacts to the aborigines or the Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia
The Orang Asli Museum in Gombak, Selangor, showcases the history and tradition of the aborigines or Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia. Built with the objective of becoming a reference point for historical events and artifacts to the aborigines or the Orang Asli of Peninsular Malaysia the museum also helps to facilitate research into the history and background of the aborigine community.
The museum consists of a permanent exhibition gallery, a mini theater hall equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual system, a library and a souvenir shop. Artifacts on exhibition at the museum include hunting equipment, traditional musical instruments as well as personal ornaments and garments.
The Gombak Orang Asli Center is not hard to reach due to the fact of it being one of the most well-known attractions in Selangor. It is located near to the secondary forest, thus, when you are reaching the Gombak Orang Asli Center, you will definitely be able to recognize the center straightaway due to it being surrounded by the greenish Mother Nature. Apart from that, another factor that may allow you to distinguish the Gombak Orang Asli Center in one glance is the building structure of the center. Being loyal to their local traditions and culture, the orang asli resided in the center had preserved their building structure to remain identical as the building style they used to build their village?s house.
If you want to purchase any souvenirs back to your home town to be kept as remembrance or as future reference, you can head on to the Craft Shop located in the Gombak Orang Asli Center. All the items being displayed and sold in the Craft Shop are created using the local crafting skills of the local orang asli in Selangor. Thus, these unique crafted materials can be a worthy decoration in your room, containing all the meaningful and fruitful experience you had spent in Malaysia.