The Museum of the Royal Malaysian Museum is located
in front of the Maritime Museum (The Flora de La Mar). The Royal
Malaysian Navy Museum was previously located at the Royal Malaysian
Naval Base at Lumut in Perak. It was relocated in Melaka to take
advantage of the large numbers of tourists, both foreign and local
who throng to Melaka. The naval Museum in Melaka was opened to the
public on October 28 1995.
- To highlight the role of the Royal Malaysian Navy in the affairs
of the nation.
- To provide the public information on naval ships and military
hardware deployed on these ships.
- To document and preserve the history of the Royal Malaysian
The Royal Malaysian Museum exhibits photographs
of admirals, medals of honour, various ranks in the naval command,
the evolution of naval uniforms, naval weapons, communication equipment,
navigation symbols, training programmes etc.