Rumah Kelahiran Mahathir which provides an insight into the younger days of the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia, from his school days to his success as a doctor.
He was born in Alor Star on Dec 20, 1925 at No 18 Lorong Kilang Ais, off Jalan Pegawai. His home has seen been designated a historical building and was restored by the National Archives in 1992.
When visiting this place, you will be able to view items from his chilhood to his schooldays to the time he became a doctor. There are photos, furniture and other household items. You can even take a look at his old bicycle!
How to get there
From the Nort South Expressway (PLUS) you can take Alor Star Selatan exit and follow the signboard heading to Alor Star City Centre. From there you can see the signboard showing how to get to ‘Rumah Kelahiran Mahathir’.
There is a lot of star rated hotel in Alor Star town that you can choose.