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Asia Camera Museum, George Town

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Avid photographers and those nostalgic about the past flock to Asia Camera Museum. Observe and touch more than a thousand vintage and modern cameras, most of them restored and functioning. Try some of the old-fashioned photography techniques and handle antique equipment. Acquaint yourself with the history of photography, developments in camera technologies, and the influence picture making continues to have on the world. Visit the fully functional dark room and develop your own photos the traditional way, and round of you visit by striking a pose and taking Polaroid snaps in fun costumes and backgrounds. For Asia Camera Museum and beyond, use our George Town tour planner to get the most from your George Town vacation.
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  • Hi May thank you for the correction as I posted the review on the wrong shop. I did not know got 2. But an experienced that will never forget we had with our guide Ms May. She took the time to explain...  more »
  • They do have huge collection of old camera placing around. All staffs are friendly, provided a lot information of those camera. Definitely one of the best museum to pay a visit!  more »
  • I started to know more about the histories from different type of cameras,also learned some great things from the historic photographs from there,and know some interesting cameras such as Polaroid,Kod...  more »
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  • A place where all camera lover must visit. This is where analog cameras rested and enable us to recall our memory back to the film and prints old days. I like the 60 years old Siow Seong Studio exhibition hall the most as it brings back the old style of photo studio in Penang. Thanks for the hard work.
  • Nothing worse 10 or 15 dollars entrance(
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  • 這裡收藏了許多舊式古董相機和設備,很多是可以把玩的,還有專人解說,真是很棒的體驗。