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Sun Yat Sen Museum

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120 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 16-555 1910
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A significant and interesting place for someone interested in Chinese history

It is an interesting house and it is decked out with traditional Chinese furniture and period... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
F1Hertz
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London, United Kingdom
Feeling so connected! I'm Taiwanese.

Mr. Sun is a great person for Taiwan for sure, but the whole history of the revolutions would have... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
KangWeiPeng
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Taoyuan, Taiwan
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A historic gem in the heart of the George Town world heritage site. The Sun Yat Sen Museum is a beautifully-preserved house museum in the multicultural George Town world heritage site. This historical house has a permanent exhibition on Sun Yat Sen's early revolutionary period in Penang when he planned a historic uprising on the cusp of the Chinese Revolution of 1911.
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120 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

It is an interesting house and it is decked out with traditional Chinese furniture and period items. Most of the real interest is in the written fact sheets on the walls which provide plenty of information on Sun Yat Sen and the revolution he led....More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your positive review and rating! We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you soon! We have to clarify that admission is not free and there is a nominal entry fee of MYR5 per person.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mr. Sun is a great person for Taiwan for sure, but the whole history of the revolutions would have started to complete when we noticed the power of the Chinese overseas. Through the guide of the house Mr. Wang, we were acquainted with how overseas...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your kind rating and review! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee is RM5.00/person. History of Sun Yat Sen and his contributions are shown using timeline on the wall. Others are interesting vintage items and things from back in the days. They also have rooms that can be booked for stay-over.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I went here expecting more since I've seen the huge on in Taiwan and other sites like this. This was just a small room with pictures/information posted on the walls. There isnt really any real artifacts of the time etc. Thank goodness its cheap. Something...More

1  Thank KevinLA310
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to the Sun Yat Sen museum. The guide, Alwyn, explained the history of the famous revolutionary in a fascinating way and the information boards were helpful too. I took plenty of amazing pictures in the open airwell which has been...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the rating and kind review! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

not much to see, but pretty place offering free tea and seats. good stop for the walking afternoon in George town.

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are always striving to improve the quality of the museum and hope to see you again whenever you're next in Penang.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I would recommend those who like history, to go and visit this place as it is very informative. The staffs were so friendly and nice. They are willing to explain to you if you have any doubt about the history. From this place, you can...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your rating and comprehensive review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum.

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

One of the many of Sun Yat Sen's base, this place is well preserved and documented on his histories and struggles in the region.

Thank LawrenceSeng
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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your rating and summary! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum.

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

À Nice place to see. It is in the hearth of George Town, different from the larger scale peranakan houses that you can visit. Definitely worth to have a quick look at it.

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Brought my Friend to the Sun Yat Sen museum (; Interesting of how revolution man raised funds thru Travelling. So much support in the olden days without advance communication tools. The host was helpful and answered our questions.

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sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you very much for your continued support! I hope we're able to give you some new insight or experience every time you visit.

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LoulouVS
29 February 2016|
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Response from penangarmenian | Property representative |
Dear Loulou, the Sun Yat Sen Museum does accept long stay guests when there is a room available. You could find their email from the website and write to them directly.
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