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The Camera Museum, George Town

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.9/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
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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  • Wanted to visit the museum but there were no one at the counter to sell tickets, so because I am a good boy I didn't want to get in without one. Looked around the ground floor. Meh. Went to visit the ...  read more »
  • This consists ad many old types of cameras, movie cameras and films Nicely set out and will not take too long to go through but it brought back some memories. Make sure you look at them all and you ca...  read more »
  • Though the collections of cameras are amazing, it still kinda overprice for the ticket at RM 20 per adult. 
  • 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
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  • It's a small museum and quite a collection of old cameras and some interesting facts, only if you have the time to spare or interested with cameras
  • 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!
  • Chill place. Nice but expensive cafĂ©. Kind of boring but has a great student rate.
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