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Penang Time Tunnel, George Town

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The history of Penang comes alive at Penang Time Tunnel. Explore on your own or ask a guide to walk you through the exhibits displaying what life was like in Penang's past, with many artifacts, paintings, and English-language information boards helping to paint a broader picture. After the tour, head to the 3D gallery where you can pose with amusing murals and street scenes. Use our George Town family vacation planner to visit Penang Time Tunnel on your trip to George Town, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This is a great museum to learn about the history of Penang. Even has a little summary at each section for the children to read or for those that don't want to read the full details! Followed by the c...  more »
  • We are not history freaks but we did enjoy the walk through history of Penang. Its not really a tunnel, just corridors of a building set with illustrations of the history. We basically went for the 3d...  more »
  • This place is small from the outside but inside it's like the TARDIS big with lots of rooms! One of the better 3D museums in Georgetown. Picture opportunities galore. Staff are friendly especially if ...  more »
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  • Great way to spend an hour. This little museum can give you a good introduction to Georgetown's history from around the time of the British arriving up until the present day. You will need to do a bit of reading to make the most of it but the content is interesting and enjoyable. They provide information in multiple languages and also have simplified English versions for children.
  • Ground floor is a good place for those who like to know more about Penang & old local people lifestyle. You will get a lot of fun in 1st floor which full of amazing 3D mural & a small part of Up Side Down. Friendly staff will give you a hand on how to snap a good shot.
  • Interesting. A must for locals to know about penang history. Foreigners worth a visit too
  • Today i had went there. The place was awesome and beautiful. I also like the staff at there. They are very friendly and they welcome us with a big smile. Thankyou staff 3D fluorescent art museum. I love you guys ♥
  • I felt it was a tourist trap. The museum was small and had nothing but wikipedia facts + some old things (not all related to the topic). They had 3d art on the wall for photos but i found that there are too many of that in Penang. Only saving grace is the staff are very nice and helpful. Not worth the price and time