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Kinta Tin Mining Museum

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Lot 126026 Jalan Batu Karang | Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar 31900, Malaysia
+60 5-466 2632
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Educational trip for the family!

We went there in June and it’s our first time to see a lot of the mining apparatus and pictures... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Florence H
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Penang Island, Malaysia
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Good information about Tin Mining

This museum has many illustrations and mannequins to help in portraying the tin mining history but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jaszy_77
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Lot 126026 Jalan Batu Karang | Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar 31900, Malaysia
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+60 5-466 2632
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went there in June and it’s our first time to see a lot of the mining apparatus and pictures from the golden mining era. We paid for a guide and were fortunate to have me Jacky Chan guide us (I remember his name as...More

Thank Florence H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has many illustrations and mannequins to help in portraying the tin mining history but in the same time, it is compact with details. You can walk around the museum too see the tin miner lifestyle and technology of tin mining. Learned the methods...More

Thank Jaszy_77
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Simple place with lots of infographic, items and models to throw back to the 1900's of how Chinese people made a living by mining tin. Entry fee is RM5/person.

Thank JordanTan88
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

If you are having short trip around Kampar, this is a place that you should certainly pay a visit. It is an informative place with attentive staffs. Remember also to visit the Souvenir Center to have a taste of their coffee too. If it could...More

Thank Nelson L
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The museum is located beside econsave Kampar. Free to visit. It's focusing at tin mining history in Kampar. Contents are well organised & facilities are well maintained

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

An informative museum on the history of tin mining and the early chinese migrants. The museum exhibits information on Kinta Valley tin mining history, tin mining activities and mining methods. There is an outdoor display of heavy equipment, vehicles and sculphures of women and men...More

Thank lindasllim
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were given a warm welcomed by the security(indian uncle) at then entrance. My young teenagers friends were so happy to see all the big machines outside the museum. The aircond inside the museum is so cool, that's very nice, another plus point. Would definitely...More

Thank mndyky
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place has everything to show case and educate one on tin mining. Very educational and it's pretty impressive given the fact that all these is provided for free. Worth a visit.

Thank WaiMun L
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

First of all , it is free of charge. *There is a pond with beautiful fish and the machine used(1st &last photos).In the indoor , first you can see an elephant which find the tin mine . The modal of tin mining areas also available...More

Thank Lim C
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A place with history of Malaysia tin mining. All the displays make us more understand on last time how people do mining. It's free admission. Good if got guide to further explain to us.

Thank wlyoung26
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Students will always need to be disciplined and maintain their good behaviors. I'm sure the museum will be delighted to have this many visitors!
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