Visiting the museum is really as you live in the past, in a historical maintained building, you can touch and feel the past, and enjoy the display.
About Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
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My kids really excited to the visit the museum and to learn more about penang history. It's really difficult to park our vehicle because lack of parking space. We had no other choice but to park at fort Cornwallis's parking lot. Nearly 10 minutes walk....More
For 1 ringgit you get a small but beautifully formed museum telling you all about the different peoples who came to Penang and still live there. Interesting photographs, clothes and artefacts. Well worth an hour of your time.
It is only 1 Ringgit to get in, and it is right in the centre of town, so there's no excuse not to visit! The museum gives a good introduction to the various people who have come to live in Penang, such as the Chinese,...More
For a mere 1 ringgit you can walk around this small museum and learn a lot about Penang's history. It gives you a great insight into how people from China, Thailand and Burma to mention a few, came to these shores. You'll see and learn...More
The Penang State Museum provides an excellent overview of the role of multiple ethnicities in making George Town such a fascinating and unique place. The presentation on Penang's history was engaging and informative, but what really makes this place a must see is the outstanding...More
Was really "pretty surprised" when they asked me one ringgit for admission since I knew by that time that the admissions for pretty much all the sites on the island were like between 20 & 30 ringgit (except like the temples which are totally free),...More
This museum is very interesting if you want to trace the development of Penang as it has changed hands over the centuries especially an insight into the British Colonial influence. Fort Cornwallis was named after The Prince of Wales who is also the Duke of...More