9.00 am – 5.00 pm (everyday include holidays)
Muzium Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia
(Royal Malaysian Customs Department Muzium)
Jalan Merdeka, Banda Hilir,
Royal Malaysian Custom Museum.
Royal Malaysian Customs Museum, Malacca
The exact location of this building is at Jalan Merdeka, Banda Hilir, Malacca. This building was built by the colonial in the early 1890s. The building was constructed in English architecture with rocks and clay covered. This building was used as a customs warehouse to keep merchandise such as ceramics, rice, flour, sugar and spices which imported from China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Philippines.
Those days, during Barter Trade System at Melaka Port, this building was used for import and export activities. Detained and seized goods were also stored in this building. In 1965, the workers moved to a new building and it became a store use by Customs Preventive Division.
Collections in Customs Museum
RMC museum showcases more than 200 original collections from all over Malaysia. This museum also display collection of prohibited good seize d since the 19th century. Pictures of staff and offices were also exhibited. Seized drug taking paraphernalia, fireworks, firearms, custom office equipment such as typewriter, and tariff coding books are available for viewing.