Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial was established in memory of the late Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj. He was instrumental in achieving independence for our nation from the British. The memorial comprises of 3 buildings. 'The Residency' is the main building flanked by 2 newer blocks. 'The Residency' was his home and office which he occupied from 1956 to 1972 (as the Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya and later as the first Prime Minister of the Federation of Malaya and later Malaysia). The memorial, which sits on on 3 hectares (7.5 acres) of landscaped garden, was officially opened on 10th November, 1994. It serves as a permanent custodian for all archival, museum and library materials belonging or relating to Tunku. Visitors and researchers are able to view the materials on display and also conduct research into the life and times of this statesman. Exhibits include cartoons on Tunku, granite display of the 'Proclamation of Independence', biographies of Tunku and his wife Tun Sharifah Rodziah (in the form of audio-visual display, photographs, documents and artifacts), newpaper coverage and his personal collection of books. There is a theatrette where a slideshow introduction to the Memorial is presented. The monument, which sits on 7.5 acres of landscaped garden, was the residence cum office of the late Tunku during histenure as prime minister at Jalan Dato Onn, Kuala Lumpur. T.A.R. Memorial Opens from 10am to 5.30pm, Tuesday - Sunday. It is closed on Monday except School Holidays and Public Holidays, 12.15pm - 2.45pm, Friday. Admission to Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial is Free. Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is on Tun Ismail, J; is on Sultan Salahuddin, J; is near Dato Onn, J; is near Ktm Sentul - Kelang; is near Kuching (n), J; is near Kuching (s), J; is near Exit J Parlimen; is near Lrt Ampang Line C; Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is geographically located at latitude(3.1557 degrees) 3° 9' 20" North of the Equator and longitude (101.69 degrees) 101° 41' 23" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Kuala Lumpur.
The locations related to Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial are represented by the shortest path a radio wave would travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is located 146 metres from Min Of Works. Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is located 254 metres from BNM Financial Services Resource Centre Complex. Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is located 359 metres from Bank Negara KTM Station. Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is located 369 metres from Institute of Microelectronic. Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial is located 471 metres from Complex JPA.
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National Historical Muzium 1km, National Monument 1km, Civil Service Museum 1km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial.
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Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial