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Penang State Museum

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Recommended sightseeing time: 1 hour
Address: No. 57 Macalister Road,,Georgetown, Penang, 10400
Phone: +60-4-2261461

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Penang Museum/Penang State Museum (Malay: Muzium Negeri Pulau Pinang; English: Penang State Museum), built in 1821, was once a school, full of Nanyang style. This building, which was almost destroyed in the flames of World War II, houses a large collection of Penang historical relics, including Penang Hill’s first-generation cable car and Japanese military documents.

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The Penang Museum was built in 1821 and was originally a school, which was later converted into a museum. Although the museum is small in size, it has a collection of precious historical items. The main exhibits include swords, cannons, etc., as well as ceramics, decorations and other daily necessities, as well as the currency issued by the Japanese colonial government during the Second World War. Japanese military documents. The relics of the war are very thought-provoking. In the museum you can also see the statue of Colonel Wright and an imposing steam locomotive.
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