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Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Penang Island

Categories: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
3.4/5 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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  • For a place full of history and culture it was disappointing for the state museum to look so tired and uncared for. It was cheap to get in and certainly worth a visit plenty of interesting history. Po...  read more »
  • The museum is a manageable size - not too big and enough variety to hold interest. It contains very interesting cultural and historical information about Malaysia and is worth a visit. 
  • 很不错的地方,游客不多,里面有关于槟城历史的介绍以及相关艺术品的展示。介绍都是英文跟马来语的,我这种半桶水看的颇为辛苦(一直在猛戳手机翻译)。对比外面火辣辣的太阳,选择在这里悠哉悠哉的hea几个小时会是不错的选择。收费是1MR,学生好像是半价。 ps:Trip Advisor地图里面的定位好像是错的,就是那个红帽子的建筑建议问下路人 
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