Sun Yat Sen Museum, George Town

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Established in honor of the founder of the modern Chinese nation, Sun Yat Sen Museum occupies the very building where the famed revolutionary hatched many of his plans to bring down the Qing Dynasty. Explore the long thin townhouse, featuring a crooked timber staircase, intimate courtyard, and intricately patterned tiles. The house is furnished with period furniture, ornaments, and utensils. Take a guided tour for a background story about the house and its former owner's historical significance. This museum is also the start of a heritage trail, linking more than a dozen other sites related to the revolutionary's life. Plan your Sun Yat Sen Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in George Town using our George Town trip planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Dr. Sun Yat Sen, pernah tinggal di Georgetown, Penang untuk beberapa waktu selama dalam masa pangasingan.  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Mr. Sun is a great person for Taiwan for sure, but the whole history of the revolutions would have started to complete when we noticed the power of the Chinese overseas. Through the guide of the house...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Museum yang dibuat untuk mengenang perjuangan dan karya bapak Sun Yat Sen yang sangat legendaris di Cina Daratan maupun Taiwan, Banyak pernak pernik, asesoris, bahkan perlatan dapur kuno di tempat ini...  more »
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  • July 11, 2017
    This place do not worth visit. The museum display is poor. Only few stuff. The information board tell more about the museum foundation activities than about Sun Yat Sen himself. No guide, only one cashier girl there. You can clearly see the trace of human living there that does not relate or suitable for display in museum. Too far from museum standard.
  • July 23, 2017
    I dont know whether my review will be any valuable as i came here 4 years ago. However, this a perfect place to learn about the first president and founding father of the Republic of China, Sun Yat Sen.
  • December 17, 2016
    The house is kept in good condition by knowledgeable staff. Entry fee of 5RM is good for the whole day meaning you can go out for lunch and then return, Free Chinese tea is available and the interior was lovely and cool. The floor tiling is a credit to the artisans that laid it,
  • June 8, 2017
    Good collection of antiques and history of Sun Yet Sen during turbulent time of 1900s.
  • February 11, 2017
    A specially trained guide gives an Audio Descriptive (AD) tour for persons who are blind or visually impaired (BVI). They enjoy the experience which brings for the BVI the house and museum to live. Highly recommended!

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