Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · 6 hotels available
Kuala Lumpur's science museum, or National Science Museum as the official title first opened in 1996 by Tun Dr Mahathir. The science museum is located on 8 acres of manicured gardens at Bukit Kiara in north-west Kuala Lumpur and housed in a green glass building topped with a geodesic dome which is illuminated in various colours at night. It is also known as the Pusat Sains Negara, Malaysia's first overhead freshwater aquarium, filled with 32 species of local freshwater fish at main exhibits. The Centre contains over 1,000 interactive, hands-on exhibits arranged over 12 galleries which are designed to allow visitors to learn by experience. Many visitors include students and families come here to learn and gain knowledge about science and arts.
It is easy to get here because it is located conveniently at Kuala Lumpur. If using car or taxi, it takes around 15 minutes to get to National Science Museum and if there are tourists from KLIA International Airport, it takes around 50 minutes to arrive by using Kuala Lumpur- Putrajaya highway and ELITE highway. There is also bus service - RapidKL bus no. U83 from KL Sentral but it seems to run at irregular hours and not at all at weekends.
The visit starts with an exhibit of freshwater aquarium where big fishes can be seen in the tunnel. This is followed by the Environmental Odyssey where the tropical rainforest of Malaysia that have various creatures of the forests and a description of their habitats takes place. There are a few places and technologies in the museum that have attracted visitors to come. Pathways to science exhibits the basic principles of science which include knowledge on the world of biology, chemistry, astronomy and physics and Pathways to discovery shows the process of data collection, analysis and its interpretation as well as Children's educational centre helps communicate the learning of the universe and the ocean. Thinking machines brings you to the advancement of robots, computers and other telecommunications technology that has changed the way we live whereas Digital Lifestyle shows the modern day living as a result of the digital technology. Kids World attracts students of primary and lower secondary schools by applying the concept of ‘Me and My World’. The gallery is able to stimulate children creative minds, and interest. Inventor's corner also shows the inventions that have made an impact globally to the lives of the people. The opening Hours is from 9am to 5pm daily (last admission 4pm) and it is closed on Friday.
The Signature Hotel & Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur is a place of modern living and offers contemporary lifestyle-oriented studios and suites that are ideal for guests seeking a luxurious serviced studio or suite accommodation. It features 115 studios and suites, The Signature Hotel & Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur also boasts of friendly and personalized service, with all the facilities, amenities and services you can expect in a high ranked serviced studio or suite. Air-conditioned rooms are fitted with satellite TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and suite bathroom. Ironing facilities and a hairdryer are provided upon request and business facilities are also available, while safety deposit boxes are provided at the front desk. There is a selection of dining options just beside the hotel and you can enjoy your night at the rooftop Sky Café. There are also infinity pool and fitness gym available for leisure and business centre for business needs. This hotel is located near National Science Museum and takes approximately 7 minutes by car.
Located in Sri Hartamas, neighboring Kuala Lumpur's Royal Palace, Damas serviced apartments and suites range from 49 to 94 square meters and are ideal and perfect for guests or even families that require extra space. Sri Hartamas is an exclusive enclave in Kuala Lumpur, within 10-15 minutes’ drive of KL city centre and a minute walk from a bus station, this modern apartment hotel is also 6 km from Putra World Trade Centre and 10 km from the Mid Valley Megamall. It takes around 6 minutes to get to National Science Museum.The top class apartments come with kitchens and living rooms with sofabeds, as well as free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs and also balconies. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a sauna and a game room. Covered parking is included. There is also a restaurant which has a breakfast buffet (fee) and both western and Asian cuisine that will make you come for more.