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Penang House of Music

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Penang Road | ICT Mall, Level 3 KOMTAR, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
+60 4-370 6675
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A celebration of Penang's glorious musical heritage and cultural diversity with carefully curated exhibitions and interactive features. We showcase, among many things, Penang's popular music from the 1940s-1960s, a feature on communal music, a...more
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Penang Road | ICT Mall, Level 3 KOMTAR, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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+60 4-370 6675
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"music history"
in 6 reviews
"radio room"
in 8 reviews
"musical heritage"
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"virtual reality"
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"trip down memory lane"
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"black box"
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"resource center"
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"music lovers"
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"great musicians"
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"wide variety of music"
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"golden era"
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"guest artists"
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"performance space"
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"dance competition"
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"modern technology"
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"past and present"
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"wealth of information"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was really an unscheduled visit. We stumbled across a signboard "Penang House of Music" in the Digital Mall. Up the flight of stairs and we were greeted by a charming lady Joyce. A guide led us, patiently from Boria, Dondang Sayang, Ronggeng, Joget, puppet...More

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We are glad that you stumbled into our doors and had an enjoyable time, We will be sure to forward your comments to our front of house team. We hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of us love music...come and feel it! Is not an exhibition hall, is a Musical Hall! A wonderful place to learn and understanding the value of musical heritage! Expert guide. Suitable for a family tour, have fun and playing an instrument to keep yourself...More

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for sharing your love of music with us, We hope to see you and your family again soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to learn and immerse yourself and the kids in the history and culture of Penang & Malaysian music. This museum is very well organized and catalog. We loved the displays and the hands on part of the different instruments. A...More

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for dropping by and we look forward to having you again with all the kids!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this museum - a fantastic and evocative way to experience the cultural melting pot that is Penang. Meticulous research and a passion for music is evident at every turn. Joceyln did a great job as a guide. The hands-on aspect of the displays...More

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review and we will be sure to forward your commens to our front of house team. We hope you had a great time and will come back soon. Safe travels.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Newly created, interactive museum and very informative with lots of historical Penang music related articles. Staffs are very friendly and helpful and located at Komtar and easy to find. I highly recommend you to visit this place to support the local artists to keep the...More

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for visiting, We hope you enjoyed yourself and we hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

What a great place! Every single minute of the four hours we spent there was worth it. We were really lucky to experience a jam session of older Penang musicians, and the Gallery which showed the music history of Penang was very interesting. The guided...More

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you so much for coming all the way from Norway and sharing in the rich history that we are all apart of. We are so glad that you enjoyed the whole experience and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Penang House of Music, is a venue that every music lover must visit. This place hosts a variety of the past musical instruments and materials. I was fascinated by the various collections of the old radios. If you wants to know of the past Penang...More

Thank Sunny L
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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

It was a pleasure having you here in our space. We will make sure to forward your thanks our Front of House Intern and our director. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed walking down the memory lane of music history in Penang and love the interactions zones they have, e.g. listening chair, radio room and instruments zones.

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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Thank you for visiting and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Accidentally pass by this place. Thought it is a music shop. Indeed, it is a music museum! Tour guide is knowledgeable, humble, friendly and helpful. Along the tour, it vividly display a lot of traditional musical instruments. Sometimes, u can play it! And all instrument...More

Thank Yap C
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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

We're glad that you managed to step through our doors with a front of house staff guiding you along the way. Please tell more people about us. We wish you the very best and hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

I came to Penang House of Music (PHM) with the intention to conduct research a former Penang Musicla pride. Upon arrival, I was amazed and surprised to discover the wealth of information and relevant archived media- which comprised of, but not limited to, both audio...More

Thank Nor S
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Kevin T, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

It was a pleasure having you visit us. We hope to see you again very soon.

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