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Recommended by the Lonely Planet

If you care to visit this little gem that is smack in the middle of Georgetown, you'll see rare paintings and old photographs that take you to another era. For Rm1, it was hard to resist. It's interesting to note that the museum only occupies half the building as the eastern half was destroyed during bomb raids in World War II. The Peranankan exhibits here occupied my interest.

Faces of the past
Stare out at a Modern World
Speaks of a forgotten time where
Fashion sings in decadent details


Where:The Penang Museum @ Lebuh Farquhar, is open from 9:00am to 6:00pm, everday except Fridays.

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  • Updated Nov 23, 2005
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