Explaniers in Costume with 1st vistor group in Pekan

Award-winning exhibition now at its 4th Malaysian city

30th August 2016: 1001 Inventions, the world-class and award winning science and cultural heritage exhibition that raises awareness of the golden age of Muslim civilisation from 7th to 17th century is now at the royal town of Pekan, Malaysia. The inspirational and educational exhibition is brought to Pekan by the Pahang State Museum authority and is hosted the Sultan Abu Bakar Museum till end March 2017.

Dato Sri Mohd Sharkar Bin Haji Shamsudin, state executive committee member for tourism & culture of Pahang launched the exhibition together with a media preview and teacher’s briefing event.

Dato Sri Sharkar was very appreciative of the efforts of Dato Ahmad Farid, the museum director to bring the award-winning 1001 Inventions exhibition that has achieved tremendous success globally with over 8 million visitors worldwide and over 250 million people have engaged in 1001 Inventions campaigns to Pekan. “The exhibition will be a major event in the state’s ‘Visit Pahang Year 2016 Campaign’ and a big attraction for the people of Pahang and its neighbouring states” said Dato Sri Shahkar.

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1001 Inventions in Pekan

The highly acclaimed exhibition is the only one in Asia. In Malaysia, the exhibition was launched in 2013 in Kuala Lumpur and it began its tour of Malaysia to Kuala Terengganu, Melaka and Kedah.

1001 Inventions exhibition in Pekan will have over 60 exhibits for all age groups and will provide visitors to witness first-hand, the wonders of scientific inventions during the Muslim civilization via hands-on, state-of-the-art interactive artefacts and games.  The entire exhibition is very engaging and is totally new and fresh.

Its set design and contents presents an unforgettable exhibition learning experience to visitors. A visitor said:

1001 Inventions exhibition makes one feel so wanted, all the scholars in the videos are very friendly, they keep waving to you to listen to them and it makes you want to explore the past!

1001 Inventions exhibition features a diverse range of exhibits, interactive displays and dramatization that shows how modern inventions, spanning fields such as engineering, mathematics, medicine and design, can trace their roots back to early Muslim civilisation.

Times and Location

The exhibition is opened daily from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm except for mondays.

For more information, please contact Pn Sabariah Daud at 019 212 9880, En Rizalman Kamit at 016 297 2571 and David Oh at 019 382 7723 and Muzium Sultan Abu Bakar at 09 422 1371.