Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Penang Island

3.4
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. Put Penang State Museum and Art Gallery at the forefront of your travel plans using our Penang Island trip itinerary builder .
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  • It was interesting to walk around the museum for a few hours to see the history of the island of Penang.  more »
  • We discovered that the Penang State Museum was unfortunately down closed! First with two address without results. Found nothing on the website when searching, if someone else has an experience with anything else, one will gladly write it. or also confirm this.
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  • A decent spot for art exhibition or other related events except lack of lift or escalator for disabled person's or wheelchair access entrance
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