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Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Penang Island
(3.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Take a walk through history by browsing the exhibits of Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, housing various artifacts, photos, and furniture that tell the story about the island's development over the ages. The collection occupies several galleries showing the lifestyles and traditions of the various ethnic groups populating Penang. Admire the panoramic photos of the city streets, the display of old postcards, and vibrant landscape paintings. You can even play some board games and rest on the upper level. The exhibits come with comprehensive information signs both in Malay and English, so you can delve into Penang's rich past at your own pace. Arrange your visit to Penang State Museum and Art Gallery and discover more family-friendly attractions in George Town using our George Town travel itinerary planner.
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  • Next to the Church of St. George in the garden was used in old Penang Hill funicular is exhibited. Exhibits on the first floor of the Peranakan and overlapping ones but also those of common people, feels lived-in feeling. Knowing the age of each of the India series, Malays, Chinese, Japan was possible. That was Japan's occupation army in Japan, as a piece of history that I learned here. Ionising radiation is the thing (I don't know), forgotten in our next-generation, for not teaching modern history in Japan, not war, occupied countries, especially inexperienced countries in history, history of Japan military occupation is taught as the perpetrator of Japanese personnel in the issue and has been reaffirmed. I think where admission is cheap and plentiful art on the second floor so come to go.
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  • Peranakan Museum exhibits are old and rich furnishings, whereas here exhibited, folksy and ethnic goods in Penang. I thought they are interesting as opposed to vice versa. Fee 1 stop near the ringgit because the visit is?.
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  • The exterior of the building looks rather run-down and not very welcoming. There are several parking lots available free of charge for museum visitors. There are a number of good exhibits on the histo...  more »