Time Required : 1-2 hours
Timings : Entry through prior appointment only
The timing slots of appointments for Tuesday to Sunday are: 9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
The museum is closed every Monday
Entry Fees : Free for personal or family tours.
For those who wish to donate for the upkeep of the museum, the recommended donation is RM 10 for adults and RM 5 for children.
Commercial tour companies need to compulsorily pay RM 10 per head for adults and RM 5 per head for children and students.
Han Chin Pet Soo is a three-storey Hakka tin mining museum located along Jalan Bijeh Timah, close to Kinta river in Ipoh's Old Town, Perak. This heritage building houses antiques, collectibles, furniture, decoration, photographs, authentic tools and equipment from the tin mining era.
The museum was originally a miner's club named 'Hakka Miners' Clubhouse' founded in 1893 by Leong Fee, a tin miner. Managed by Ipoh World Sdn. Bhd., entry to the Han Chin Pet Soo museum is only through prior appointment. With a collection size of 1500+, the museum vividly brings to life streets scenes, the regular ongoings of the club in its heydays and tin mining process.