Tun Mustapha Gallery

Posted: July 23, 2008 in Jalan-Jalan
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With 8 minutes drive from Kota Kinabalu city centre, the Tun Mustapha Gallery is situated at Menara Tun Mustapha, formerly known as Sabah Foundation buiding or Yayasan Sabah. The Tun Mustapha Gallery was first built in 2006 to honour an oustanding achievement of a great leader, Tun Datu Hj. Mustapha B. Datu Harun, who has lead Sabah and the people of Sabah to joined the formation of Malaysia on September 16, 1963.

Here you’ll have the chance and let your kids learn closely the true life story of the late Tun Datu Hj. Mustapha bin Datu harun and his great achievement since nowadays, many young generations doesn’t really know who Tun Mustapha is.

Lobby to the Gallery

Tun Datu Hj. Mustapha was also the third Chief Minister of the state of Sabah from 1967 to 1975, and was the president for the political party United Sabah National Organization (USNO). There’s one vehicle that Tun usually used during his official transportation and it was exhibit there too at the Gallery.

from a model of Daimler, origin from a German automobile company.

I bet it’s not a power steering

Inside the vehicle, as you can see there’s one projector machine to be use for 10-15 minutes video of Tun’s life history for visitors to view.

Just beside the main entrance to the Gallery, the Tun Mustapha Gallery also operates one Souvenir Shop that offering a high quality and unique crafts, inspired by the traditional motifs of the indigenous tribes of Sabah and Tun’s personal collection.

from a quality mug…

…to many kinds of unique sourvenirs offered.

While inside of the gallery you’ll see a collections of Tun’s personal belongings during his work as the thrid Chief Minister of Sabah such as Songkok, costume, keris and also Tun’s golf set.

Interested? pay yourself a visit sometime..

Entrance Fee :
Visitors without MyKad(NRIC) – RM15
Under 12 without MyKad(NRIC) – RM5
Malaysian – RM5
Students – RM1.50
Goverment staff – RM3.50

The Gallery operates from :
8am – 5pm : Monday to Friday
8am – 1pm : Saturday
Sunday – Closed except Public & School Holiday

for more info, call : +6088 326300 (Ext 1153) / +6088 326683

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