Location : Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 30820 Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
Time Required : 2-3 hours
Entry Fee : Free
Timings : Monday to Thursday - 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Friday - 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Closed on Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays
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Located in the Kinta district of Perak in Malaysia, the Geological Museum Ipoh exhibits the heritage of the geology of Malaysia since 1957. Crafted with modern architecture, the museum encircling an area of 343 Square Metres, also houses 600 minerals, more than 200 gemstones of the region, crystals, and dinosaur fossils. The Geological Museum has seven divergent zones exhibiting history to artefacts, murals, mining equipment, mineral exploration journeys, and several aspects of geo-heritage.
A section of the Department of Minerals and Geoscience in Malaysia, this museum exhibits more than 200 fossils and 150 rock specimens placed within a timeline. Constructed under the leadership of Raja Idris Shah Ibni al Marhum Sultan Iskandar Shah, the Raja Muda of Perak, the Geological Museum Ipoh acts as a major source of history, education, and learning in Malaysia. The museum renovated and upgraded under the Ninth Malaysian Plan is one of the major tourist attractions of Ipoh in Malaysia.