: (From left to right) Chen Tien Yue, Executive Director, Marketing, Royal Selangor; YBhg. Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon, Chairman, Royal Selangor; H.R.H. The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj; and YBhg. Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, Managing Director, Royal Selangor, at the book signing of “Born & Bred in Pewter Dust: The Royal Selangor Story”

(From left to right) Chen Tien Yue, Executive Director, Marketing, Royal Selangor; YBhg. Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon, Chairman, Royal Selangor; H.R.H. The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj; and YBhg. Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, Managing Director, Royal Selangor, at the book signing of “Born & Bred in Pewter Dust: The Royal Selangor Story”

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Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2024 with a year-long celebration filled with special events and initiatives.

The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2024 with a year-long celebration filled with special events and initiatives.

Kuala Lumpur, 1 March 2024 – Step into a world of heritage and craftsmanship as Royal Selangor Visitor Centre proudly marks two decades of brilliance in 2024. Since its inception in 2004, this national pride has epitomised excellence, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to preserving the ancient artistry of pewter crafting.

From humble beginnings at the Selangor Pewter Complex to its grand transformation into the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, the journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. Picture a narrative unfolding through intricate artistry, telling tales passed down through generations, captivating enthusiasts and tourists alike.

(From left to right) YBhg. Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, Managing Director, Royal Selangor
(From left to right) YBhg. Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, Managing Director, Royal Selangor International; and H.R.H The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj taking a tour of the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre 20th Anniversary Celebration Exhibition.

Imagine wandering through the immersive brand experience, a vivid tapestry weaving together the historical essence of colonial Malaya’s tin rush with the evolution of arts, culture, and craftsmanship. Live demonstrations and stimulating exhibits breathe life into every corner, inviting you to immerse yourself in a journey through time.

On March 2, 2004, the visitor centre was inaugurated by H.R.H. Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, marking a significant milestone. The royal connection traces back to H.R.H. Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, who granted a royal warrant to Selangor Pewter in 1979.

(From left to right) H.R.H The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah 
Alhaj and YBhg. Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, Managing Director, Royal Selangor International 
presenting tokens of appreciation.
(From left to right) H.R.H The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj and YBhg. Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, Managing Director, Royal Selangor International presenting tokens of appreciation.

Dato’ Yong Yoon Li, the Managing Director of Royal Selangor, beams with pride as he reflects on the centre’s monumental achievements. “For two decades, the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre has not only showcased our brand but also served as a vibrant platform for Malaysian arts, crafts, and culture,” shares the Managing Director. “This anniversary celebrates our heritage and the global community that cherishes the unique journey within these walls.”

Join in a year-long celebration filled with special events and initiatives, including:

Celebrate this milestone with the exclusive merchandise collection, including t-shirts, bags, and umbrellas, each embodying 20 years of cherished memories.

Royal Selangor

The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre awaits your discovery every day from 9 am to 5 pm. Plan your visit today by booking a free shuttle service or signing up for workshops on the website. For inquiries, call 03-4145 6122 or email visitorcentre@royalselangor.com.

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