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Asia Camera Museum

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Asia Camera Museum

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71 Lebuh Armenian, George Town, Penang Island 10200 Malaysia
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Guided Tour of Cheong Fatt Tze's Blue Mansion in George Town

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Learn about a life of grandeur in 19th-century Penang on a tour of Cheong Fatt Tze, aka the Blue Mansion. Book admission to the famed George Town landmark and gain insight into its eclectic architecture and heritage, based on the lavish lifestyle of its former resident.
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Mark C wrote a review Jul 2020
Malaysia121 contributions124 helpful votes
Lots of cool cameras, whole range of history here. Worth a short hour or long 45 minutes walking through.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jessye wrote a review Apr 2020
Sioux Falls, South Dakota88 contributions4 helpful votes
What a great little museum! It is tiny, but packed with cameras and gadgets from the past. Our guide was super passionate about cameras and answered all of our questions wonderfully. I have never considered myself a camera enthusiast, honestly we were looking to get out of the blazing sun, but this place sparked my interest.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Brian S wrote a review Mar 2020
34 contributions10 helpful votes
I spent a wonderous hour in this museum. Many of the cameras brought back happy memories. The guide, May, was very informative and friendly. Not on everyones list of must see places, but if you can find the time, I would definately recommend dropping in - especially if you are of the pre-digital age.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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macedonboy wrote a review Feb 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom146,698 contributions100,289 helpful votes
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This is an unusual museum all about photography from beginning to modern times. The entrance fee includes a guide who will take you through the processes involved in professional photography. The guide will also show the old school way of touching up photos back in the days before photoshop and editing too that can be done easily on even your phones. An honourable mention also goes to the mock-up of a dark room where I got another great explanation of how this worked. I do not consider myself a photography enthusiast, but I found myself captivated by the passionate narrative and sheer enthusiasm of the guide. A fantastic visit and well worth the small entrance fee. I wish all museums had guides this interested in their exhibitions.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from MayKor, Manager at Asia Camera Museum
Responded 21 Feb 2020
Hi Macedonboy, Thank you for your review. Glad that you are happy when you are visiting Asia Camera Museum. We had moved to 71, 1st Floor, Lebuh Armenian, 4 years ago. All your photos that you shared showing that you are visited our museum before 2020. You are welcome to our new location, Lebuh Armenian.
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Cameron C wrote a review Jan 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom290 contributions73 helpful votes
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This is a really interesting little curio of a museum on Armenia st. It contains an amazing collection of cameras, lenses and everything photography related. Some of the exhibits really take you back to some of the old camera's my grandparents had, lots of speciality cameras, old flash guns, the old flash cubes etc etc. There are some interesting spy camera too. The lady who took us round was very enthusiastic and informative.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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