Muzium Sabak Bernam is an agriculture and aquaculture museum dedicated to the fishing and rice-planting prowess of this coastal district in northern Selangor.
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45200 Sabak Bernam
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Housed in a nondescript building in Pekan Sabak Bernam (Sabak Bernam town), Muzium Sabak Bernam is primarily a heritage museum that depicts the history of fishery and agriculture in Sabak Bernam district and Selangor state.
About 1135 sq. ft. in size, the museum forms part of the government’s efforts to attract tourists to Sabak Bernam and serves as a principal reference center for present and future generations.
Its exhibits include:
Agriculture – Learn about various agricultural activities carried out by residents of Sabak Bernam over time such as the cultivation of upland rice and paddy fields, palm trees, bananas, coffee, rubber and cocoa.
Also on display is a diverse collection of traditional agriculture tools and equipment used by farmers at the time including kuku kambing (claw hammer), sickles, rubber machinery, kipas padi (rice machinery), wooden mortar and others.
Fishery – The history and chronology of the fishery industry, another important sector of Selangor’s economy, is showcased at the Sabak Bernam District Museum via displays equipment including nets and various traps including belat, lulung, lukah, pukat, bubu, tangguk, and serkap.
Heritage house – Within the museum’s backyard is a life-size replica of a traditional village home containing information on the early history of Sabak Bernam district, notable residents and buildings as well as archaeological finds in Lembah Bernam (Bernam Valley).
The museum is located adjacent to the town library building and a 3-storey watchtower at Sabak Bernam waterfront with views of Sungai Bernam (Bernam River).
Entry to the museum is free.
Open from 8.00am to 6.00pm daily.
Muzium Sabak Bernam is located near Kelong Paradise and Pantai Bagan Nakhoda Omar.
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How to get to Muzium Sabak Bernam
The drive to Sabak Bernam town from Klang Valley takes around two hours. The best way to get there is to exit the North-South Expressway at Sungai Buloh and heads towards Kuala Selangor. Teluk Intan, about 30km away from Sabak Bernam town, is accessible through coastal road.