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TT5 Tin Dredge

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lose yourself

A truly awesome way to spend an hour or so. Just reopened October 2017 under new management. Guided... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Christopher L
via mobile
A piece of history

This is the one and only tin dredge in Malaysia. Thanks to the efforts of the state government, the... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Hock Chye H
Penang, Malaysia
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Jalan Tanjung Tualang 4th Mile, Batu Gajah 31000, Malaysia
012 05-370 2253
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

The place was run by experienced guide. It is a rare chance to visit the dredge up close. The dredge itself is a piece of history. Good educative experience for all ages especially kids.

Thank CraigWWK
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited the TT5 and had a briefed tour on the history of the last dredging machine bought from UK to Batu Gajah, Perak. Everyone's wearing safety helmets and the tour on the TT5 was incredible with all original parts maintained and kept in good condition...More

1  Thank Khairiah M
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We visited TT5 on a Sunday morning, and went there by car, which took us about 35 mins from Ipoh. There were not many visitors around that time (more came in the afternoon apparently). Plenty of open carpark spaces were available, free of charge, and...More

Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 16 April 2018

When I got there I discovered it was closed without prior notice on their Facebook page. Would be a good idea to check if it's open before making a trip there.

1  Thank Mahatir M
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Been here a few years ago when the place was open to the public, once you pay the admission, you will be able to roam the place at your own pace. Went all the way there during the December holidays, and was quite surprised to...More

Thank aflame_SG
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We came upon this by accident and even though the guide book said it was closed they had reopened. The last big tin mining dredge in existence in Malaysia and you can go around it with a guide. You can only go around the deck...More

Thank csnw
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A truly awesome way to spend an hour or so. Just reopened October 2017 under new management. Guided tours - 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm, 4.30pm - which take you onboard the ground level of TT5 are highly recommended. But there is something very special...More

1  Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is the one and only tin dredge in Malaysia. Thanks to the efforts of the state government, the team is trying their best to restore this huge machine for the young generation to appreciate the industry that was booming in Perak many many years...More

Thank Hock Chye H
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Built in 1938 in England and assemble in Malaysia. This is one of the last tin dredge in Malaysia which is still left standing. This Tin dredge has been in service for 44 years and ended its service in the year 1982 due to the...More

Thank jonathany689
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We were informed that this is the last tin dredge in malaysia & might be the last one in the world. The dredge was openned to public since october 2017. RM10 admission fee & worth of it. The tour guide will explain in detail the...More

Thank leecK9330OU
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10 December 2017|
Response from leecK9330OU | Reviewed this property |
Only closed on Monday
4 December 2017|
Response from sathyamurthir1 | Reviewed this property |
no need to book in advance just walk-in and buy the ticket
12 November 2017|
Response from ChangBoris | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they open on Sundays too. From 9am to 6 pm..