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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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  • Free (CAT) bus stop is in front of me, because it is convenient and accessible Museum. On Penang Island have been exhibited many, you could slowly and look cool in about an hour. Was hungry.
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  • Really very good museum to see and understand about the culture. There 2-3 sections and every section has in its a category of its own. 
  • 從小印度走路過去, 只消幾分鐘路程, 乘搭免費巴士CAT在聖佐治教堂下車, 行兩分鐘就可到達, 博物館並不吸引, 但附近有很多漂亮的殖民建築, 可拍照的地方實在多, 很不錯.