"A place where history is reborn" Top 5 Page for this destination Penang Museum & Gallery Tip by kenyneo

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

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by kenyneo

There are Penang Museum and ART Gallery, Lebuh Farquhar. Built in 1821, the museum houses a fine collection of old photographs, maps, charts and other historical relics. There are also Malay daggers (kris), Chinese furniture, embroidery and painting of old Penang. The Art gallery on the first floor displays the works of local artists and is the venue for special exhibitions. The statue of Francis Light graces the grounds in front of the buildings. It opens daily from 9.00am-5.00pm while on Friday, it is from 9.00am - 12.15pm & 2.45pm-5.00pm.\

Well maintained Muzeum a small room dedicated to how Penang was born. How different people from middle east, south east asia, asia and europe set foot in this island ...and becoz of them ...penang is so colourful...

Entrance fee RM 1.

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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  • Updated Mar 24, 2004
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