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The Camera Museum, George Town

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Discover the history of photography at The Camera Museum. Located in a two-story pre-war shop, the museum houses an extensive collection of cameras and artifacts related to the development of photography since the 19th century. Learn about the famous camera obscura, and hear more about its inventors, use, and developmental trajectory, as its principles have been reapplied in each new revolutionary object. With models from across the world, the museum tells the international story of the camera's development in displays of classic examples and audio-visual exhibits. Put The Camera Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our George Town vacation planner.
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  • First and foremost, though it may be obvious, if you are not interested in cameras then dont go in!! There are very many cameras on display, but the collection is quite small really and most of the ca...  more »
  • Instead of calling a camera muzeum, might as well just call this place a camera junk yard, there are nothing worth visiting besides looking at old and not functioning cameras and lots, lots of replica...  more »
  • Had a great many photographic artifacts that is a good place for photographers and camera buffs. Some history mixed in the how to of early photography. Insightful and intelligent in the way the subjec...  more »
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  • Affordable (10 -7 w/ a student ID) little museum that is a great way to get off the street (and heat) for an hour. The museum has many cameras dating back to the early 1900s. The TV playing old camera addsin the background was a nice touch
  • The collection of cameras was big but not too large. The staff were also very friendly.
  • Macam2 kamera ada
  • A good collection of old cameras which shows the history of cameras. Worth a visit for people interested in photography
  • The museum is nice if you've had enough of walking around town. They have a quite big collection of old cameras and tell you a bit about the history of photography as well as let you try a camera obscura. It's a bit pricey for not too much information and a rather small space but nice for camera lovers!