The museum was officially opened to the public in October 1990.The museum depicts the lifestyle of the local people, the history, background and the political, cultural and economic development of Jasin. Jasin is the largest district in Melaka and many of the lands are for agricultural activities mainly Oil Palms and a few Paddy(rice) Fields. In early 20th century Jasin was producing tin mining.
Museum Department (PERZIM) setup an Agricultural Museum here because of this significance. The Museum portrait history of th
e agriculture activities and local customs related to the agriculture. Tools use before the machine came and type of agriculture by races in early 20th Century like Malay – Paddy Field, Chinese – Commercial crops, India – Rubber Estate. PERZIM have setup simulations and models exactly like the early agriculture era. The objectives is to educate younger people about local history and what their ancestor did towards developing the nation before Independence and early years after Independence
Other facilities available include a mini garden and benches for relaxation. The museum is free for public. Closed on Monday and open from 9.00am to 5.00pm.
Jasin Agriculture Museum
Among The Traditional Tools Using For Agriculture
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