Tags : Museum
Time Required : 1-2 hours
Timings : Saturday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Friday and Public Holidays
Entry Fees : Free
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The Penang State Museum and Art Gallery dedicated to modern and contemporary is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tucked on the Farquhar Street of George Town. it is considered to be one of Malaysia's best presented and well-maintained museums.
Penang State Museum and Art Gallery is a must-visit of history buffs and cultural enthusiasts who wish to acknowledge the deep-rooted history of George Town’s early years of Penang Island. Divided into temporary and permanent exhibits, the museum houses various artefacts including historical documents and relics, maps, costumes, ancient betel boxes, weapons used during wars and trades, paintings and photographs of old transportations, royal families and attractions of early Penang that paint the canvas of the past beautifully.