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TT5 Tin Dredge

Jalan Tanjung Tualang 4th Mile, Batu Gajah 31000, Malaysia
012 05-370 2253
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An important piece of Malaysian history

We visited TT5 on a Sunday morning, and went there by car, which took us about 35 mins from Ipoh... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Adrian F
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
It was closed

When I got there I discovered it was closed without prior notice on their Facebook page. Would be a... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Mahatir M
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Singapore, Singapore
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Jalan Tanjung Tualang 4th Mile, Batu Gajah 31000, Malaysia
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012 05-370 2253
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We visited TT5 on a Sunday morning, and went there by car, which took us about 35 mins from Ipoh. There were not many visitors around that time (more came in the afternoon apparently). Plenty of open carpark spaces were available, free of charge, and...More

Thank Adrian F
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

When I got there I discovered it was closed without prior notice on their Facebook page. Would be a good idea to check if it's open before making a trip there.

Thank Mahatir M
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Been here a few years ago when the place was open to the public, once you pay the admission, you will be able to roam the place at your own pace. Went all the way there during the December holidays, and was quite surprised to...More

Thank aflame_SG
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We came upon this by accident and even though the guide book said it was closed they had reopened. The last big tin mining dredge in existence in Malaysia and you can go around it with a guide. You can only go around the deck...More

Thank csnw
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A truly awesome way to spend an hour or so. Just reopened October 2017 under new management. Guided tours - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm - which take you onboard the ground level of TT5 are highly recommended. But there is something very special...More

Thank Christopher L
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is the one and only tin dredge in Malaysia. Thanks to the efforts of the state government, the team is trying their best to restore this huge machine for the young generation to appreciate the industry that was booming in Perak many many years...More

Thank HCHo13
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Built in 1938 in England and assemble in Malaysia. This is one of the last tin dredge in Malaysia which is still left standing. This Tin dredge has been in service for 44 years and ended its service in the year 1982 due to the...More

Thank Jonathan Y
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We were informed that this is the last tin dredge in malaysia & might be the last one in the world. The dredge was openned to public since october 2017. RM10 admission fee & worth of it. The tour guide will explain in detail the...More

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This place last time was mining area . The tin dredge was left by British. So for young generation better have a look at this tin dredge its a historical. The local authorities taking much effort to maintain the history.

2  Thank sathyamurthi r
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This area used to be a very thriving Tin ore mining centre. However the demand of tin has drop so much and also the quantity of ore is no longer worth mining now. It is good to see the local authorities making a serious effort...More

Thank ChangBoris
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Mohamad F
10 December 2017|
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Response from Lee C | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Monday
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Yang Y
4 December 2017|
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Response from sathyamurthi r | Reviewed this property |
no need to book in advance just walk-in and buy the ticket
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Harvant
12 November 2017|
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Response from ChangBoris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they open on Sundays too. From 9am to 6 pm..
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