A visit to the Lukut Historical Complex is a MUST SEE for visitors who love reviewing the amazing history of this area, one that saw excessive violent struggles as the tin industry was a valuable asset to those who controlled it.
The combined Lukut Museum and Fort Lukut is called the Lukut Historical Complex.
Lukut subsequently became famous as tin mining centre and left a legacy sound of political and economic system of that time. The Lukut fort gave rise to Raja Busu and many other legendary figures such as Raja Jaafar, Raja Jumaat and Raja Bot.
Back in the 1800’s the fort was about 200m long and 170m wide surrounded by a 5m deep moat spiked with sharpened bamboo stakes to deter attackers.
Today some remnants of the original fort walls can be seen along with some old Portuguese cannons and boats used in the era.
There is a wonderful view from the top of the hill across to port Dickson.
Definitely a MUST visit place.
Admission is free and the museum opens everyday from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (except on the first Monday of each month)
It closes on the first two days of Raya Aidil Fitri and first day of Raya Aidil Adha.