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Penang House of Music George Town
#1 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
In Malaysia one might be forgiven for thinking all themed museums are tourist traps if you’ve been to places like Wonderfood, Ghost, Upside Down and other similar ones in Langkawi.
Part state-of-the-art museum, part archive, this welcoming place is a treasure trove of music from Penang's rich, multi-cultural history.
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#2 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
The house itself is a marvel, but it is also stuffed full of antiques and has large accompanying museums of textiles and jewellery, as well as a souvenir and antique jewellery shop and tea room.
Stands out among other area history museums
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#3 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
It may be well hidden within the city and the fare may be higher than regular museums but this self-curated and independent collection is a unique display of Penang lifestyle during the British era.
This museum is fused with historical collections from all over the world; from the timeless Chinese antiques, to the exotic Nyonya Baba traditional furniture, to the German porcelain figures, to the exquisite Fren...
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Asia Camera Museum George Town
#4 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Asia camera museum was a photographer's dream come true as we get to see a wide array of cameras as well as having a friendly guide who was passionate about her work to explain to us as well as having warm and exu...
It is really brilliant! the incredible effort of the founders make this remarkable museum come true, walking through this museum is just like located in an ancient era, may be I am too excited, I even can smell th...
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#5 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
There were so many museums around but we choose to go for food museum as we love food and it was worth it..
Check out this museum if you are looking for an activity which has a good mix of culture and fun - the start of the museum is great because there are all these intricately designed models of food and mealtimes of...
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Khoo Kongsi George Town
#6 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
This is really amazing i was able to take amazing photos, one of the best Chinese clan museums i've ben to.
... the detail is wonderful But what makes it stand out from so many wats, temples, mosques, pagodas ...... that we have seen on our travels, particularly here in SE Asia, is the gem of a museum which is underneath.
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Sun Yat Sen Museum George Town
#7 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
I have been to the grand Sun Yet Sen museums and tomb in China.
This museum also offers intriguing information about Chinese history beyond Sun Yat Sen as our guide during our visit on 23rd January 2017 provided more information about Chinese society during the early 20th cent...
The Camera Museum George Town
#8 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Fab little museum put together by some enterprising young photographers, displays cameras from their early history to now, with simple explanations of how photography evolved and associated exhibitions.
The Camera Museum is definatly worth visiting and taking a look around at your own leisure & pace without feeling rushed, snacks & drinks available in-between looking around & great value for only Rm 20.00 entranc...
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Upside Down Museum George Town
#9 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Penang has a lot of art museums which lets you take trick photos.
Besides they have many museums to visit.
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Tech Dome Penang George Town
#10 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
The Tech dome is very much like a science museum with lots of interactive exhibits which are both educational and fun.
... tempted to make my way up north again to catch one of these events ie. the "Inventions Exhibition" which will be showcased by The National Science & Technology Museum of Kaoshiung, Taiwan starting this October.
Hin Bus Depot George Town
#11 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Penang Time Tunnel George Town
#12 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
One of the better 3D museums in Georgetown.
This museum gives a great overview of the history of Penang with old photos, videos, maps and displays.
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#13 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Really worth a trip if you like museums
This museum is very interesting if you want to trace the development of Penang as it has changed hands over the centuries especially an insight into the British Colonial influence.
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TeddyVille Museum Batu Ferringhi
#14 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
The museum has a mix of historical teddy bears, miniature teddy scenes of Penang history, and "life-size" bears that you can pose with for photos, I went alone and a helpful staff member toured me through, taking...
World Class Museum - A MUST VISIT DESTINATION IN PENANG
#15 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
I love museums like this!
Penang 3D Trick Art Museum Great pleace plus great service plus great 3D pictures with sample for us to guide us.
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#16 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
There's few little museums you can go, but must pay.
Not preserved as a museum but alive - the real deal.
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#17 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
The collection in the museum is three floors and absolutely beautiful, some stunning pieces, I highly recommend a visit, unique, beautiful and educational.
Beautiful, small museum with the most wonderful staff.
#18 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
this museum is certainly different from other so many museums in town..small but interesting areas designed well with good staff.
... multiple museum/attraction tour ticket which includes Dark Mansion and other attractions such as; The Camera Museum, Purrfect Cat Cafe, The Owl Museum, 3D Trick Art Museum, PG Gold Museum, and Wonderfood Museum.
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#19 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Nice museum with good and fun staffs..Made In Penang are worth to visit as you may discover different pictures that enable you to take photos with your friends and family.
We chose this Museum over the other 3 D Trick Art ones because we wanted our boys to interact with some history of Penang as well as take lots of fun photos.
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PG Gold Museum George Town
#20 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
This museum is very special compare with others because this museum have the personal tour guide to explain about the gold information.The guided tour is very professional and friendly.The Gold Museum is like a mi...
Within the museum, a professional guide will introduce visitors to 3D mural, gold panning experience, gold and silver collections, 50kg physical gold touching, live pouring demonstration, etc.
Ghost Museum Penang George Town
#21 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
All the crew here are nice and friendly, they would "surprised" you in the half-way while you visiting museum by wear the ghost costume.
He also made the experience so much fun!!! I've never had so much fun at a museum before!
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#22 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
Excellent Modern mini-museum
This interesting museum has been built for comic and history lovers.There are many interesting stories upon comic all over Asia.I came from Thailand and have just realized that there are comic world explorers amon...
#24 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
This museum about the life of Yeap Chor Ee is fascinating and an inspiration for any would be entreprenuer.
This museum provides a holistic view of the life of Yeap Chor Ee and his family.
#25 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
This was my second time visiting this heritage listed prewar dated shophouse used as a privately owned museum to showcase and preserve the history of teochew puppetry and opera performances.
It's a small museum but worth to visit & learn teochew opera & pupet.
Yahong Art Gallery Batu Ferringhi
#26 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
#27 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
The history was well explained and the museum well set up.
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P Ramlee Gallery George Town
#28 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
We visited the mini museum and his house as well.
#29 of 52 Museums in Penang Island
... visit which outlines the history of Penang from the beginning to present day... the highlight of the visit was the 3D part at the end... we had lots of fun having our pictures taken by one if the museum guides...
#30 of 52 Museums in Penang Island