We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Asia Camera Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Asia Camera Museum Admission Ticket
from US$4.80*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Asia Camera Museum Admission Ticket
from US$4.80*
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (144)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dark room”(21 reviews)
“entrance fee”(14 reviews)
“on display”(11 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
71 Lebuh Armenian, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 12-474 0123
Reviews (256)
Filter reviews
203 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews dark room entrance fee on display detailed explanation friendly lady interesting exhibits guided tour great collection ground floor great visit peranakan mansion equipment dslr history advances knowledge film
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 203 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

For people who: - are curious - love a good photo opp - enjoy looking at things - are nostalgic The museum may be small in terms of square footage, but it's choked full of fascinating items, like the very first photo, the very first...More

Thank PastaEverywhere
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Tucked away on end of a lane, if you like cameras and old things, this is worth checking out, as has a range of cameras, brings back memories.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed September 7, 2018

It was a real treat coming here. For only a 10 RMY entry fee, you get an enthusiastic and knowledgable guide, hunderds (possibly thousands) of cameras, movie cameras, projectors, dark room equipment, a camera obscura, and photographs. A lot of the exhibits can be handled...More

Thank RandomGuy23
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect but my partner loves old cameras so we paid our $20 and went in. You get a mini guided tour to explain a home of the highlights and how the collection came to be. The ladies were very friendly and...More

1  Thank Swifty72
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Although this small little museum didn't have the full range of camera from around the world, it represented a brief history of camera from film to digital. Whether you are really a camera lover or you are just happened to have a camera, this place...More

Thank SamC5501
Reviewed July 3, 2018

a place filled with gimmicks, is not a must visit location for sure, not value for money! but if you have extra cash to spend maybe.

1  Thank Karl A
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Asia camera museum is the great museum for the photography's lover..Fully Information and great explaination of the history of photography and camera in this smaller museum.You can try out some old camera also at there .This is a great experience and I will come again...More

Thank tanxonrou
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It's located on the 2nd floor and you need to climb the stairs, no lift! Admission costs 20 Malaysia Ringgit in Jun 2018. The owner is also the tour guide could show you everything from early 20th century to the modern cameras (Digital). I like...More

1  Thank Laurence_Lorenz
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Brought a visitor from US around the historic enclave. Stopped and parked my car next to Yap Kongsi. Saw this Asia Camera Museum. Went up the stairs for a visit. RM20 is quite steep but they don’t get the same volume of visitors like Khoo...More

1  Thank cclye
Reviewed April 17, 2018

If you are into photography, you must visit this place. Wide collections of cameras current and yester years and very fascinating see how camera technology progressed over the years. Lady guide was very nice and very friendly! I highly recommend you to visit this place...More

1  Thank hknormad007
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 132 nearby hotels
Spices Hotel
221 reviews
.13 km away
Armenian Street Heritage Hotel
681 reviews
.16 km away
Hong Ping Hotel
50 reviews
.26 km away
Broadway Budget Hotel
132 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,104 nearby restaurants
My Own Cafe
320 reviews
.03 km away
Jawi House Cafe Gallery
551 reviews
.04 km away
Edelweiss Cafe
254 reviews
.11 km away
Rubin Mardini Cafe Restaurant
59 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 447 nearby attractions
Armenian Street
1,291 reviews
.05 km away
Khoo Kongsi
1,633 reviews
.14 km away
Sun Yat Sen Museum
347 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
April 10, 2016|
Response from Jeh Shyan W |
I think there is one museum that do that somewhere in Muntri Lane, Penang.