Muar has a rich heritage and is famed for its architecturally-significant buildings with buildings that have been around in late 1800s and early 1900s.
Post-war Muar was an intellectual node for the Chinese and Malay and a centre for culture and education. Regrettably, culture has taken a back seat to progress and development.
Such important buildings embody a Royal Customs and Excise Building, Muar High School, Masjid Jamek Sultan Ibrahim, Dutch Houses and many more.
The old shophouses in Muar city encompass various architectural designs form Straits Eclectic, Art Deco, Early Modern）ans Utalitarian.