Tun Hussein Onn Memorial

15 11 2009

This memorial was officially declared opened by former Prime Minister Datuk Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on 10 February 2006. It houses materials relating to Tun Hussein Onn, the nation’s 3rd Prime Minister. The exhibition shows in chronological order the account of Tun from his early years to his sudden ascendance to become the Prime Minister followed by his last years.

Tun Hussein Onn Memorial

Tun Hussein Onn Memorial

The exhibition starts at level 3 where visitors will be shown the information on the first four Prime Ministers of Malaysia. The passageway is decorated with pictures of Tun, highlighting his relationship with leaders from around the world. The various awards received by Tun is also on display at this level.

Level 2 shows the lineage of Tun, his early childhood, schooldays, as a civil servant and military personnel before his involvement in politics.

Level 1 shows the services and contribution of Tun to the nation. A souvenir shop and cafeteria is located here as well.

Tun Hussein Onn Memorial

The signage at the entrance to the Memorial at Jalan Dato' Onn

Tun Hussein Onn Memorial

The entrance to the memorial

Opening hours

Tuesdays-Sundays : 10am to 5:30pm

Fridays : 10am to 12:15pm, 3pm -5:30pm

The memorial is closed on Mondays except during public and school holidays.

Tun Hussein Onn Memorial

This was the memorial for one of the previous Prime Ministers of Malaysia, Tun Hussein Onn, who held the position from 1976-1984.


Blok A, Kompleks Bukit Perdana Jalan Dato’ Onn
50480 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +6 03 2072 2663

Admission Fee

Admisson to the memorial is FREE.

Getting Here

The memorial is easily accessible to the public as it is located in the city centre. Take the KTM Komuter train to Bank Negara Station. The memorial is approximately 10-15 minutes walk away. Alternatively, take a taxi from the station as the weather can be quite hot and humid during the day.




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