Speciality Museums in George Town

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Speciality Museums in George Town

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  • ALIAANUAR@SEU338E
    George Town, Malaysia21 contributions
    In this museum, they display variety of Malaysian food. So it very attract the foreign tourist to try all of the food by promoting them in the museum. It looks really tasty though and looks real.
    Written 14 June 2021
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  • IRHS
    Rochester191 contributions
    Excellent example of a Kongsi but very crowded with tour groups. You have to maneuver your way around them to get a view of the area. I visited in the morning when the sun was behind the building, difficult to get a good view of the roof figures.
    Written 6 March 2020
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  • tana_balan
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia84 contributions
    Strongly suggest to visit this temple during Thaipusam as it will give immense experience about the festival and Hindu cultural experience.
    Written 27 February 2020
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  • huiweikuok
    7 contributions
    Came to Penang a couple of times but never heard about this place before, so decided to give it a try. This is one of the Penang’s hidden gems. I was greeted by a lovely lady Elaine, my tour guide, who brought me back to the history of music in Penang. The whole tour took around 2 hours, but you will never feel the time passed, as they emphasize on engaging your senses. You are encourage to touch, feels and listen to the instruments. Had a blast here and hopefully more people can discover this place too. Please make an appointment at 012-416 1550 before drop by as they are following a strict SOP due to covid.
    Written 7 May 2022
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  • NoorAmirah@SEU338E
    Penang Island, Malaysia34 contributions
    The artwork pieces include sculptures and illusion paintings. All the pieces featured at the museum are locally made, which is one of the unique aspects that Penang 3D Trick Art Museum is proud to share. The price is affordable. The staff are very friendly and helpful.
    Written 16 June 2020
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  • Mark C
    Malaysia121 contributions
    Lots of cool cameras, whole range of history here. Worth a short hour or long 45 minutes walking through.
    Written 11 July 2020
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  • NURHANI HAYATI MARZUKI
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia155 contributions
    Been here with my good secondary school friends. This place is suitable to visit during night as the lights will make the surrounding look very beautiful.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • Aidanaj
    178 contributions
    Perplexing ghost museum containing Malay culture ghosts, chinese yet missing Indian cultural ghosts. But having import ghosts from Japan, western Dracula and Egyptian.. Don't our own cultural aplenty of ghosts? I got tongue tied being asked by teen kids.
    Written 11 June 2022
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  • Christoph
    Oberursel (Taunus), Germany71 contributions
    Follow the tunnel for a well presented overview on Penang history, before engaging in the fun photography part. Be sure your mobile is charged!
    Written 4 January 2020
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  • mudcow
    George Town, Malaysia322 contributions
    We've been several times, this is a lot of fun for children and accomodates a wide variety of ages. The additional precautions due to the pandemic are a bit of a pain but completely neccesary. The staff on hand around the exhibit are generally very good and multilingual.

    It's not on the same level as Petrosciens in KL but for a Penang attraction this is really rather good.
    Written 10 November 2021
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  • Molly K
    Penang Island, Malaysia28 contributions
    I agreed with the comment and title of the earlier writer... if you love camera and photography definitely you going to love this place...
    A walk into the historical life of camera ....
    Written 19 November 2019
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  • RENERONO
    Johor Bahru, Malaysia408 contributions
    this old building been refresh and look good, we can see good effort to upgrade this place with do so much changing of the originality of the structure
    Written 19 May 2019
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  • Stephen Lee
    Singapore, Singapore64 contributions
    Its an eye opening experience to explore a mock - up mine with lots of educational information about the history of gold.

    The river gold mining experience was tiring yet fun, sifting through the basin of sand for gold. Finding one gold nugget among the haystick of sand was a joyful moment for me.

    Silver melting experience was a rare experience to see how precious metal is being melt and cast into various shapes & sizes.

    Written 9 November 2019
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  • KimB
    Selangor, Malaysia4 contributions
    Fun place to visit if you are into comics, every things there seem to be very nostalgic to us.
    I’m sure for thosefrom 70-80’ will feel the same
    Written 11 May 2022
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  • Chai Lin Lim
    Penang20 contributions
    Is an amazing museum , full of traditional puppet , displaying all the construction of puppet . The director of the musuem explain in very detail about the history and the making . Is an wonderful experience ! Recommended to all
    Written 20 February 2020
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