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Ben's Vintage Toy Museum Penang

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Vintage and rare collectibles

This is a private museum located in Acheen Street next to Kapitan Keling Mosque and Khoo Kongsi... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Cool little place near the street art

What a fun way to spend 20/30 mins, reminiscing about old toys and checking out little cool 60s... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
Kimbo101
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 Jun 2018
“MUSEUM CLOSED PERMANENTLY ”
16 May 2016
“Vintage and rare collectibles”
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No 55 Lebuh Acheh, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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+60 14-308 6657
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

we went searching and couldn't find it, Googled and it's permanently shut down so don't go looking. There are multiple other amazing museums in the area though!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank antigoneh2018
Reviewed 16 May 2016

This is a private museum located in Acheen Street next to Kapitan Keling Mosque and Khoo Kongsi. These are vintage and rare collectibles of Ben and his father. The oldest collection is the Victorian era tricycle horse made in the 1800's in England. The museum...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 March 2016

The owner's father has made a really good collection of old toys. Many good memories for those old enough to have seen some of these in their youth. He also fought the developers to keep his building intact. His son carries the flame and is...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank magg777
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

What a fun way to spend 20/30 mins, reminiscing about old toys and checking out little cool 60s Japanese robots. A couple of toys were out for us to play with too and the guys that worked there were really nice and chatty (good English)....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Kimbo101
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The kids enjoyed this place, some of the toys were available for visitors to use. The ground level has air conditioning and the owner was nice. I agree with some reviewers here that the place needs a bit of dusting and the display area was...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Nazda
Reviewed 9 November 2015

the entry charge is cheaper than other so-call "Museum", that is why, make it look so cheapskate! No air-conditioning, lack of ventilation, lack of information, display item with scaly thickness of dust, but because of the founder effort, compare with other stupid and lousy "museum",...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank JINKZMA
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

I was walking around when i passed the muzeum.. The price was ok so i went in.. Toys, toys toys..i'm an 80's kid so there were a lot of toys and games that i can relate to :) Nice experience.. The place does need a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank SidiqArif
Reviewed 27 September 2015

the charge u a fees to check out the place and the place had dust. Come on clean it up first and then charge me.

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank aboozie
Reviewed 7 September 2015

The place is super small but jam-packed with lots of vintage toys and memorabilia. Fun for a quick stop when you're walking along Armenian street.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank sulksmash
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This place has quite a collection of vintage toys and playthings. However they can do with some cleaning up. The place and toys were dusty and a few toys were downright dirty. The lower floor was air conditioned but the upper floor was not. It...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Christina C
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