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Sungai Lembing Mines

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C4 | Kuantan Toll Plaza Exit, Kuantan, Malaysia
+60 9-541 2378
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A walk to remember

It was an educational yet fun family trip we had to the Sungai Lembing museums. Why do I say... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kim B
via mobile
A good history lesson

I know nothing about the mines here so it was an interesting trip. You ride the train in from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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C4 | Kuantan Toll Plaza Exit, Kuantan, Malaysia
+60 9-541 2378
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was an educational yet fun family trip we had to the Sungai Lembing museums. Why do I say museums? There are 2 museums to visit actually. I suggest before visiting the old mining tunnels, you should go check out the museum on the history...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I know nothing about the mines here so it was an interesting trip. You ride the train in from the entrance and then you walk the rest of the way in (up to 500 meters). It was pretty cool and wet inside, so it was...More

Thank aria583
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 3rd Time visiting this Sg Lembing Mines. Everytime with different friends but found it to be still interesting. Entry into this area are free but when one wanted to enter the tunnel that cost Rm16 per person with a unique Tin Mine...More

2  Thank fcl2929
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Sungai Lembing Mine was a huge tin mine. It is about 40 km from Kuantan. Can combine with a visit to the Gua Charas (cave). We drove to the mine via the one-way road (no sign in English) in front of the Mines Muzium. A...More

1  Thank PerryTan
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Tin mining is at the heart of malaysian prosperity and history. This museum does a good job in displaying the size and importance of the tin industry and is truely impressive. However, this museum, which has been open for just over 5 years, seems to...More

Thank hubert12321
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Pros Historic site of small mining town. Easy drive from Kuantan town. Souvenir prices affordable. Children enter FOC. Cons No tourist maps available. Ticket price not value-for-money. MyKad Adult RM15 ++. Almost all props not working. Pathway lack lighting. Many tunnel branches out of limits....More

Reviewed 30 August 2017

A blast form the past when the British mined for tin in the 50s. used to be a prosperous mining town with all walks of life. sadly the young ones have moved to the city and the old traditions are slowly lost

Thank Mcjester
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

For rm32 for foreign tourists, and quite a drive to get there from Kuantan, not worth it. You walk 4-500 meter into a narrow tunnel. Bats buzzing you while there are a few "interactive" activities....TV clips in Malay (English was broken). My 3and 5 yr...More

Thank camfamgo
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to experience and understand the working environment inside a mine. Start the journey in a mine train into the tunnel. A total of about 500m of walkway inside the mine. There is a huge cavern at one end of the trail and...More

1  Thank Yeikloen
Reviewed 27 July 2017

An eye opener.... felt we are lucky enough as capable to enjoy modern technologies with ease in comparison with miners hardships and risks during those days. Besides, we can entered a small room, i.e.; could approximately accommodated around 6 - 7 persons cum with audio...More

1  Thank h02017
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31 March 2017|
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Response from junhussein |
lhm17, tks for yr ans. after yr ans, i actually went to the mines with wheelchair. it is possible to go on wheelchair throughout the whole length of the mines. just that the wheelchair has to be carried onto the short train... More
7 September 2016|
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Response from Yap K | Reviewed this property |
Welcome back again! Many changes now that you should see for yourself.
29 April 2015|
Response from DatukD |
Yes. You may find your way there using waze. Its pretty straight forward !