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Asia Camera Museum, George Town

(4.2/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A great place to stop off while touring the Walsh painting of George Town. Lots of vintage cameras and a Nicky woven story to show the history of photography. 
  • They have a great collection of cameras. If you are a film photography aficionado you'll love this museum. You get a brief explanation or tour at the beginning and then you are free to walk around. Th...  more »
  • The Asia Camera Museum is located on the 2nd floor of a coffee shop, if you are wondering where in the George Town it is. The museum.... well it's mini, giving you a brief history. Interesting thing i...  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。