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Proclamation of Independence Memorial




Proclamation of Independence Memorial (1 May, 2009)





The Proclamation of Independence Memorial (GPS: 2.19189, 102.25089) is the site where the independence of the then Malaya was proclaimed. It is located in the Malacca Club, a gold-domed building built in 1912, and renovated in 1985 to house exhibits related to the country's struggle towards independence.

Also on display are memorabilia and records related to the early history of the Malay Sultanate. Among the permanent exhibits are historical pictures, manuscripts, videotapes, films and slides of events leading to the Declaration of Independence at the nearby Warrior's Field on Aug 31, 1957. A 1957 Chevrolet used to transport Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, the country's first prime minister is also parked here.

Proclamation of Independence Memorial (9 July 2005)



Proclamation of Independence Memorial is on the map of Malacca





Getting there

From Dutch Square, walk along Jalan Kota as it makes a circle around St Paul's Hill. The Proclamation of Independence Memorial is located right after Porta de Santiago.

Proclamation of Independence Memorial (9 July 2005)


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