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Teochew Puppet and Opera House, George Town

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  • The host was great and for once as a Chinese I got to know more about the making of puppet and the opera house. We enjoyed ourselves playing the puppet too. Kudos to the early folks who perform such a...  more »
  • A past a good time in this tiny museum devoted to traditional puppets and music instruments used for operas. The guide is an enthusiast who will love to share with you, it offers a good opening of this art.
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  • I was the only one visitor to the place when i visited. The host was very nice and helpful. He explain with good knowledge and also let me try the puppet.  more »
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  • The Museum highlights the not so known form of Chinese puppet opera. Puppets and their costumes are on display with explanations. At certain days there are performances. Check the dates before. Very friendly people explained me everything about this art form.
  • Very knowledgeable tour guide
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