Badan Warisan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

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Badan Warisan Malaysia (Malaysian Heritage Trust) is a non-government organisation formed in 1983, concerned with the conservation and preservation of Malaysia's built heritage. It is a voluntary organisation with tax-exempt status.
Since its founding in 1985, Badan Warisan Malaysia have been involved in building conservation projects throughout Malaysia including Suffolk House in Penang, Stadium Merdeka, Gedung Raja Abdullah and Masjid DiRaja Sultan Suleiman in Klang, Bangunan Sulaiman and Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman in Kuala Lumpur, No. 8 Heeren Street in Melaka's UNESCO World Heritage Site, Rumah Kutai in Kuala Kangsar, Istana Tunku Long in Kuala Terengganu and Istana Jahar in Kota Bahru.

The secretariat for Badan Warisan Malaysia is located at No.2, Jalan Stonor in Kuala Lumpur, in a colonial bungalow which was restored and adapted in 1995 as a Heritage Centre with exhibition, seminar, and meeting facilities.
Also located at No. 2 Jalan Stonor is the Chen Voon Fee Resource Centre (CVFRC). This is a closed-access specialised library and information centre which houses a collection of documents, books, periodicals, articles, measured drawings, slides, newspaper cuttings and photographs covering a range of topics from architecture, heritage sites, history and culture and legislation related to heritage in Malaysia and the region. The CVFRC is open to the public and supported by the Chen Voon Fee Charitable Trust Fund.

Badan Warisan Malaysia 2020 Council consists of President: Esme Lim Wei-Ling, Vice President: Dato’ Zahim Albakri, Honorary Secretary: Lim Ee Lin, Honorary Treasurer: Dato’ Zaha Rina Zahari, and Council Members; Anand Krishnan, Ar. Lim Take Bane, Caesar Loong, Omar bin Malek Ali Merican, Suridah Jalaluddin, Tpr. Dr. Faizah Ahmad, YM Tengku Nasariah binti Tengku Syed Ibrahim, YM Raja Nazeem Iskandar. Honorary Council Members; Afzal Azhari and Prof. Dr. Ong Puay Liu
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  • We discovered this place from a website on secret gems of Kuala Lumpur. I thoroughly recommend. You visit an authentic wooden Malay house from 1916, fully furnished inside. Guide was great and showed....  more »
  • A good place to participate in history-related events as the location itself resonates a historical timeline. It has a truly peaceful setting with strong nostalgic hints in the atmosphere. There's...  more »
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  • The old house in KL..big land and parking.
  • Interesting guided visit to a beautiful Malay heritage house, a glimpse into the past, and a more graceful and aesthetic way of life.
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