"State Museum" Penang Museum & Gallery Tip by Ines28

Penang Museum & Gallery, Penang: 12 reviews and 22 photos

  State Museum
by Ines28

Situated near High Court at Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah in the city centre of Georgetown.
It was originally a school in 1821. It is now a State Museum housing many fine collection of historical items such as Chinese bridal chamber, antiques, maps, paintings, photographs, books, and artefacts providing a complete information on Penang's history.

You will like this museum even if you are not a typical "museum-goer" as it is really interesting (and it has a good air-conditioning) ;-)

Address: Lebur Farquahar
Directions: Near Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling
Phone: (604) 226 1461
Website: http://www.penangmuseum.gov.my/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 12, 2004
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