Malaysia is currently one of the countries in the world where Industry 4.0 is on the rise. The advancement of technology here is making new strides than ever before!
This includes the use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) which are a part of Industry 4.0’s steady, eventual arrival. Although they can be used for educational or career purposes, they are more well-known for their entertainment value.
Hence, we will be taking a look at some of the must-visit VR and AR attractions Kuala Lumpur (KL) has to offer and where to find them!
6 Best VR & AR Attractions in KL
VAR Live Malaysia
Awarded the MTC Gold Award for Best VR Theme Park in 2019 and 2021 as well as being Malaysia’s largest VR & AR theme park, VAR Live Malaysia offers exciting and immersive multi-sensory experiences. Paired with cutting-edge technology, such as somatosensory feedback, they offer 13 different attractions and games which include Overkill, Crazy Rush, Zombie Jail, and more!
Opening hours: Daily from 10am – 10pm
Contact: 03-9202 8338
|Single Game Admission||RM35|
|Azuwa Game Admission||RM44|
|Triple Game Combo Package||RM94|
Future Land Fun Zone
Perfect for your next family trip or weekend holiday, Future Land Fun Zone is up-to-date with the latest and most sophisticated modern VR technology. Some of the notable attractions include the 360 Flight and ExoJet simulators, a Mirror Maze, a 6D Cinema, and a VR car simulator. There is also a 6-seater VR Family ride that is suitable for kids even as young as 3 years old!
Opening hours: Daily from 10am – 10pm
Contact: 019-606 9033
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
Known as Malaysia’s largest indoor theme park since 2003, occupying Berjaya Times Square Hotel, this theme park offers its own section for virtual reality alongside their various thrilling rides. Some attractions include the iconic Beat Saber, Commando League, Haunted House, and Doomsday Survival – making this section a necessary boost to an action-packed day!
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 12pm – 8pm, Weekends & Public Holidays 11am – 8pm
Contact: 03-2117 3118
|Normal Adult (13+)||RM70|
|Normal Child (3-12)||RM65|
|MyKad Adult (13+)||RM55|
|MyKad Child (3-12)||RM45|
|Senior Citizen (55+)||RM30|
|MyKad Senior Citizen (55+)||RM20|
|OKU with MyKad||RM20|
|Infant (below 3 years old)||FREE|
|Family Package (Normal) – 2 Adults + 2 Child||RM230|
|Family Package (MyKad/MyKid) – 2 Adults + 2 Child||RM168|
As of March this year, Muzium Negara has launched its latest augmented reality mobile app, offering 2D and 3D multimedia content on 28 of their selected attractions. Visitors are encouraged to download the app on their mobile phones before or during their in-person visit to the Muzium for an informative and educational boost to their walkthrough experience!
Opening hours: Daily from 9am – 4pm
Contact: 03-2267 1111
|Malaysian Senior Citizens and OKU||RM1|
|Malaysian Children (12 years old and under)||FREE|
|Malaysian High School Students w/ Uniform||FREE|
|Malaysian High School Students w/o Uniform||RM2|
|Non-Malaysian-Citizen Children (6-12)||RM2|
|Non-Malaysian-Citizen Children (under 6 years old)||FREE|
|Malaysian and Non-Malaysian-Citizen Member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)||FREE|
Located at the National Science Centre KL, this is one of the few AR attractions that are available in Malaysia. You can take a walk in Jurassic Jungle – utilizing modern AR technology, resurrect dinosaurs, and go back in time when the age of dinosaurs ruled the world in Prehistoric World! Even better, there are branches located in Ayer Keroh, Melaka and Kuantan, Pahang as well.
Opening hours: Daily from 9am – 5pm, closed on Fridays
Contact: 03-2089 3400
|Senior Citizen (55+)||RM5|
|Child (3 years old and below) & OKU||FREE|
|Preschool/Primary School Student Group w/ Teacher||RM6/PAX|
|Secondary School Student Group w/ Teacher||RM8/PAX|
illusion: 3D Art Museum
With the magic of ‘wondAR technologies’, nature comes to life here in three different attractions. Visitors can interact with realistic-looking animals using Big Screen Augmented Reality (AR) 3D animation in 4K UltraHD video resolution and Dolby Surround sound. Watch the Age of Dinosaurs come to life, wander around in the Asian Jungle, and take a deep dive into Sea World!
Opening hours: Daily from 10am – 8pm
Contact: 03-2022 1613
|Malaysian Adult Passport Holders||RM32|
|Non-Malaysian Adult Passport Holders||RM45|
|Malaysian Children (4-12) & Malaysian Seniors (60+)||RM16|
|Non-Malaysian Children (4-12) & Non-Malaysian Seniors (60+)||RM22|