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Penang Time Tunnel: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
39 Jalan Green Hall, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 9181
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All reviews take photos mr bean history lesson mural art the ground floor lots of fun interesting facts entrance fee small museum interesting place walk around penang fluorescent information photographs rm29 glow
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

JenHotel conceriage Deen has suggested for us to go to time tunnel musum before our flight to KL. We took his advice and we have enjoyed the mix between state museum and upside down musum

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank walamahaly
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

We went really to pass some time between other activities we had booked but were so glad we did, it was great fun. The turbulent history of Penang and its various stages of occupation and its wartime challenges were explained through signage, artefacts, pictures and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LtDonnyD
Reviewed 7 August 2019

Some very very old stuff that's worth seeing. Let our children view them and hope that they appreciate what they have now.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mess1806
Reviewed 3 August 2019

The first part of the museum consisted of more traditional museum displays with sculptures and panels describing the history of Penang. Unfortunately, the group I was with was not willing to slow down and read the panels. Nonetheless, I believe it can be an informative...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 31 July 2019

Really didn't understand why the first part of this experience was set in a tunnel. Trying to read the information by the light of a small lamp was quite honestly ridiculous! It would have been much more interesting if it had just been a normal...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank annando36
Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

The Penang Time Tunnel (sometimes called the Penang Tunnel Museum In brochures and on the internet) is a museum split into two parts. The first part contains artifacts, photos, wax figures and recreated scenes that describe interesting aspects of Penang’s history like its pre-colonial period...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Jeremas93
Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

We happened to come here as a recommendation from our driver/guide. We weren’t sure about going to a museum but actually it was really good fun. The kids loved it. You walk around a time tunnel with the history of Penang which was brilliant and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank neelypeely
Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

We was here Saturday and did the tunnel who was beautiful in many ways. Good pics but I have to say that it was quite expensive for what it is. Over 100 RM for 2 adult and a child’s for 30min visit and not much...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BernardB194
Reviewed 14 March 2019

It was very nice learning about the history of Penang and how it became the place it is today, and the time tunnel was a nice pairing with the 3D museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 443beckc
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

This place is a great visit to learn about the history of Penang. The pictures are arranged well and they have other exhibits of clothes, dishes, and furniture of the era. You get a really good idea of life over the last 200 years.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HongKongMIchelle
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Response from HongFamily | Reviewed this property |
RM 29 per adult and RM 16 per child (5-12 years)
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Response from Seadog40 | Reviewed this property |
best way (1) hope on the free shuttle bus or (2) if weather OK it is not a long walk, Enjoy its a great place