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Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang | 4, 3A-G-1, Straits Quay, Tanjung Tokong, Penang Island 10470, Malaysia
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+60 4-891 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I enjoy the artwork esp how refinely done & the details with facial expressions, the flow of clothings & the high quality standards. Staff are attentive, slightly knowledgeable, courteous but kinda pushy to close a sale, desperate to hit their monthly sales target. If without...More

1  Thank DanielOon
RoyalSelangor, Manager at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Dear DanielOon, Thank you for taking the time to review Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. We're sorry to hear that certain aspects of the visitor centre were below your expectation. Thank you for bringing these matters to our attention as we are always looking forward to...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018

We stopped at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, which showed many of their more intricate wares. Upstairs we were part of the school of hard knocks, taking a circle of pewter, a wooden form, and a wooden hammer and making a small pewter bowl. After...More

Thank Dick D
RoyalSelangor, Manager at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Dear Dick, Thank you for reviewing Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed our School of Hard Knocks workshop. We look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards, Manager, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

Reviewed 22 January 2018

We enjoyed walking through the factory, seeing how all the products are made. Didn't realise it was such a hands on job. We found the guide talked way too fast and they put too many people into one group so you couldn't get close enough...More

Thank Ada E
RoyalSelangor, Manager at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

​Hello Ada,​ ​We​ would like to personally apologi​s​e for the unfortunate incident that you experienced during your ​visit​. We continually try to do our very best for all of our ​visitors. ​We​ will look into ​the​ issue that you have noted, in an attempt to...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Spent New Year’s Eve at this place “Straits Quay”. It is the place to be if your in Penang, Malaysia

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This was my husbands and I second trip to the Factory. Today we actually made things out of Pewter. It was our best day of our Malaysia vacation. We also had lunch in the cafe and the food was delicious.. definitely try the Guinness cake!!...More

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RoyalSelangor, Manager at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear Tchrieyah, Thank you for reviewing Royal Selangor Visitor Centre. We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed our School of Hard Knocks workshop. We will relay your compliments to The Café. We look forward to seeing you again. Warm regards, Manager, Royal Selangor...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017

We visited here 35 years ago on our honeymoon and regretted not buying any of their products which as it turned out were significantly cheaper than back in Australia, This time however it appears the opposite. Firstly, the place was locked up and they had...More

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RoyalSelangor, Manager at Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear ronp1954, We're sorry to hear that your experience at the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre was below your expectation. Thank you for bringing these matters to our attention as we are always looking forward to improving the Royal Selangor Visitor Centre experience. If possible, please...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

The small visitor center explained the process of making pewter was above the sore which had a nice selection of Royal Selangor pewter pieces.

1  Thank MinnesotaPacked
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I used to live and work in Penang and the Air Base some 38 years ago, the Pewter ware was quit limited in range then, not so now. Good to walk through the center and see the history of Selangor Pewter.

1  Thank PaulInManila
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We searched for the fun places to visit before we come to Kuala Lumpur and Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is highly recommended by other travelers. The centre provides free shuttle bus stopping at many hotels, so coming to the center is convenient and easy. We...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Arrive early to avoid the coach parties. Tours are free. You will be given a personal tour guide, who will show you the museum and all the interesting exhibits. Guides are very knowledgeable. You'll then be shown 4 skill stations, where craftspeople show their skills...More

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