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Colonial Penang Museum

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Our Colonial Penang museum will bring visitors back to Penang's colonial past. Experience the unique lifestyle of both the British Administrators & the wealthy merchants, appreciate the intricate art form from the past and the influence of British...more
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No. 7 Jalan D S Ramanathan | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10350, Malaysia
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+60 12-488 7561
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. covering Penangs recent history. Very informative and well presented. Displays are well organised and easy to understand. 😀

1  Thank Steiny3113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a gorgeous mansion and lavish romantic garden, this museum showcases another side of Penang's history told from personal artifacts of the owner. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Kupster1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide showed us through this interesting mansion but we felt a bit rushed and moved on to tour the rest on our own where we could take our time. The tour was informative but we were in a very large group so the heat...More

1  Thank 564kymp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a guide this would just seem like a jumbled house full of bric a brac. The guide absolutely changes this into a really good tour, my guide was unbelievably enthused in a most contagious way.

2  Thank mudcow
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Mindblown.With our awesome tour guide Alvin,we explored the stories behind rare antiques.Enriching experience.Its amazing how history has shaped cultures.Makes one understand the world better. Mind-blowing factual stories around the antiques kept us interested. Alvin was great! Don't miss this museum when you visit Penang. This...More

2  Thank Footprints635463
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is well worth the walk to look at. We had a map and phone but still found all the little streets a little confusing. would be great if they had a clear sign up pointing to them. Just be aware that many streets are...More

Thank robert_proctor
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had a guided tour around the colonial era mansion filled with antiques from Europe and elsewhere imported by Chinese merchants. Alvin was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the pieces, giving each of them context and even turning on the ones that still work!

2  Thank Sam H
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Spent a great 1.5 hours here browsing an incredible collection of valuable antiques. Our guide (included in ticket price) Alvin really helped make the experience a great one. He was friendly, funny, knowledable and spoke English perfectly. The place is a government owned colonial era...More

2  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Interesting collections and antiques all in one place. Nice little attraction if you have a couple of hours to kill. The tour guide was knowledgeable and provided some interesting facts. The only downside was the flow the tour as I arrived midway so I had...More

1  Thank tidusquall
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide miss Anisa is very knowledgable and kind-hearted person ❤ Highly Recommended !!! Lovely Place 😘

1  Thank LoveTravel816459
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Jasmeet O
15 November 2018|
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Response from James G | Reviewed this property |
Would not really recommend taking young children stairs are a problem.
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Moontae L
4 August 2018|
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Response from Chloe P | Reviewed this property |
Rm30? Can remember but might be negotiable if the owner is around but no promise.
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1 May 2017|
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Response from chew_pct111 | Property representative |
We open daily including public holiday from 9.45am - 6pm ( last tour 5.30pm ).
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