Kuala Lumpur - Memorials
P. Ramlee Memorial
Situated along Jalan P.Ramlee (formerly Caunterhall Road), this newly
restored wooden house commemorates the late P. Ramlee, Malaysia's
Built originally in 1926 by his father and uncle, the house had previously undergone succesive repairs before being taken over by the National Archives as an extension of its P.Ramlee Memorial project in Kuala Lumpur.
The legacy of Malaysia's talented and versatile actor, director, singer and composer, P. Ramlee, is well-documented for posterity in this memorial. The memorial is established on 27 February 1984.
The memorial which is housed at the former residence of the late versatile artiste, is specially dedicated for his vast contributions in performing arts. The house is carefully furnished to resemble the original setting of his youth.
The exhibits are displayed within six sections of the house, each covering a different perspective of the artist's life and work. On display are exhibits and audio-visuals on his involvement in music and films, personal items and achievements.
The displays inside and outside the house features the main living areas and also the life history of P.Ramlee. Various artifacts include his personal memorabilia related to his life in Penang, and items belonging to his family.
The memorial is maintained by Arkib Negara Malaysia (Archive of Malaysia).
22, Jalan Dedap, Taman P.Ramlee, KL
Tel: 03-4023 1131
Open: 10am - 5pm (daily)
Closed: Monday, except Public and School Holidays
Admission : Free