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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 must visit when in George Town

This wonderfully conserved house museum in historic George Town is a must destination for anyone... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2014
Trevor_V88
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Sydney, Australia
Easy history tour

My family came across this museum during our tour guide took us around Georgetown. We dropped by... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2014
borvornchai
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Chonburi,Thailand
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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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“chinese history” (21 reviews)
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120 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

This wonderfully conserved house museum in historic George Town is a must destination for anyone visiting the city. Have visited a number of times over the years when wandering the streets of this UNESCO world heritage listed city and have never been disappointed.More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Dear Trevor_V88 , Thank you for your nice feedback.We are happy that you gave us such a good score! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2014

My family came across this museum during our tour guide took us around Georgetown. We dropped by here for around one hour. My wife and I read the history of China for ages. It's a good time to review it again. There were plenty of...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear borvornchai , Thank you so much for your kind words.We are happy that you gave us such a good score ! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2014

We stumbled on to this great museum as we entered the outskirts of 'old town' Georgetown. I am ashamed to say that I did not know any of this history! Faboulous… well kept, restored, great artefacts, information….friendly and good (free) tea! Thank you for keeping...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Dear Terri L , Thank you for your nice feedback.We are happy that you gave us such a good score! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can do for...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2013

There isn't really a whole lot to see but the owners are really enthusiastic and make visitors very welcome. Well worth a visit.More

1  Thank Bryn_PInzgauer
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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear Bryn_PInzgauer , Thank you so much for your kind words.We are happy that you gave us such a good score ! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2013

I spent a couple of hours touring this museum. It is conveniently located in central Georgetown, and housed in a beautiful historic home. The museum staff member was very helpful. He was able to answer the many questions I had. Much of the museum signage...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear Endurant , Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you when visiting us next time.Please welcome to visit...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2013

I find this place accidentally, the place is only a small house with the living room that used as a memorial place of Sun Yat Sen. The place used to be his meeting place in the past when he struggle for the change China governmental...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear ShellaHudaya , Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you when visiting us next time.Please welcome to visit...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2013

the museum is not too near the city centre, but it is worth a visit. the docent is very proud of his chinese descent and he will share much with visitors. the exhibits in the museum are also very well done.More

1  Thank ng_meixin
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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear ng_meixin , Thank you so much for your kind words.We are happy that you gave us such a good score ! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2013

W happened to walk past this small museum because we were wandering around Georgetown and ended up in Armenian St. We were very happy we ended up there by chance as we had a great time. It was a nice rest stop after walking around...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear chicalocoPanama , Thank you so much for your kind words.We are happy that you gave us such a good score ! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

This museum, housed in the place where Sun Yat-Sen took refuge, was an interesting place to learn more about this remarkable man. The front room has displays which explain some of the historically significant events in his life, whereas the back rooms are more designed...More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear snuff82Melbourne , Thank you so much for your kind words.We are happy that you gave us such a good score ! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

Housed within the Penang Philomatic Union after the building was renovated in 2002, the centre is open to those who wish to learn about Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, the revolutionary leader commonly referred to as the Founding Father of Republican China and his activiies in Penang.More

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sunyatsenmuseum, Front Office Manager at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2016

Dear firefox11 , Thank you so much for your kind words.We are happy that you gave us such a good score ! We are glad to hear that you enjoy visiting in Sun Yat Sen Museum.Please let us know if there is anything we can...More

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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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