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The House of Yeap Chor Ee

The House of Yeap Chor Ee No 4 Penang Street, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
6042610190
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Interesting Rags to Riches Story of an early Chinese Immigrant to Penang

The House of Yeap Chor Ee is an interesting little museum which tell the rags to riches story of a... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2013
GrahamWelwyn
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Welwyn
Sorry but I still prefer human touch rather than hearing playback sound

This museum is different than other museum, in fact the was a interesting story about Yeap Chor Ee... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2013
irwandi
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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The House of Yeap Chor Ee is a social history gallery tells the story of Yeap Chor Ee, a young immigrant who arrived in Penang in the 1880s. Through the journey of Yeap Chor Ee, the Gallery gives an insight into his life and the lives of immigrants who arrived on the island from China more than 100 years ago.
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  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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The House of Yeap Chor Ee No 4 Penang Street, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

The House of Yeap Chor Ee is an interesting little museum which tell the rags to riches story of a penniless Chinese immigrant in the early days of Penang. It has a lot of old Chinese furniture and other items and exhibits that tell the...More

Thank GrahamWelwyn
Reviewed 27 August 2013

This museum is different than other museum, in fact the was a interesting story about Yeap Chor Ee but this museum didn provide you real tour guide. Inside of using human touch they will just giving u an equipment to playback the story about Yeap...More

Thank irwandi
Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

In order to enter, you must ring the doorbell which took me a second to find. A bit camoflouged and just above eye level, the door is unlocked when you ring. It is 8RM and inlcudes an audio tour. I completed the tour in just...More

Thank ladylene
Reviewed 20 May 2013

I personally doesn't like much reading history in book type but I found that by visiting this museum with friend was far more better way to understand the history. My friend recommended us to visit this museum because you can personally see the antiques and...More

Thank Kitty C
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We stumbled upon this museum while walking about Georgetown and were so delighted by our experience. A beautiful building with many gorgeous family artifacts. This social history museum is a very fascinating look at Chinese history, explained through the lens of one very important man...More

1  Thank BethanyA889
Reviewed 10 February 2013

A most comprehensive recording of penang s social history of Chinese immigration . Attached to the Sire restaurant, have a bite to eat or just a drink and your entrance is free.

1  Thank AnnaLast
Reviewed 19 September 2012

A beautifully restored building which gives a great insight into life for the Chinese. A social history museum which has wonderful displays - lots of fascinating facts and information. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and highly recommended.

4  Thank Pam L
Reviewed 26 August 2012

The house has been restored perfection and is absolutely beautiful. The decoration, furniture and exhibits gives a sense of understanding of how life was back then. The effort put into the research and presentation of the information telling the story of Chinese migrants coming into...More

3  Thank Sumay N
Reviewed 14 July 2012

Fascinating artifacts relating to the historical narrative, throughly engaging videos and an illuminating overall experience! A box that needs to be ticked when visiting George Town.

4  Thank thomas-powellcom
Reviewed 27 June 2012

The entry ticket is rather costly.Unless you dine at the Sire Museum Restaurant, you have to purchase a ticket to go into the House of Yeap Chor Ee who was an early century entrepreneur in Penang. His personal collection is very interesting.Also ,it gives an...More

3  Thank windermere99
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