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The Camera Museum

George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 19-416 9229
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Opening Hours 9:00am - 7:00pm DAILY The #1 Thematic Museum Experience on Penang Hill, including public holidays.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dark room” (44 reviews)
“cat cafe” (10 reviews)
“on display” (32 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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+60 19-416 9229

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there expecting to get some shots of vintage cameras, instead only managed to capture their vintage doors as it remained shut with a notice announcing their relocation plan pasted right smack on the front. Oh wells, it was worth a shot anyway.

Thank tan y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I were offered RM10 each per entry to this Camera Museum (which also connects with the Owl Museum). We were amazed by the abundance of camera collections! We got to see the first ever camera, wartime camera, tracing camera, and also the...More

Thank TikaHadi
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A museum worrth going for the camera buff....I love the collection of vintage cameras and of course the artful collection of shots

1  Thank Mary Aidine G
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you are Interested in "old"photography you have to make a visit. Cameras from a bygone era Intersting facts to be learnt. Great tour around the museum

1  Thank KualaLumpur_Retired
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

After hunting around for this museum on a really hot and humid afternoon, we arrived to find the museum CLOSED and notice on the door that they have moved. You would think that they should have updated tour operators and hotels so that interested tourists...More

7  Thank FunnyJenni
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Must Visit if you like to see the old old type of camera, alot of interesting photo taken in the old days, how film are made and there is a lady telling you story of camera history, she is very nice and resourceful. great job.

2  Thank Jesline T
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We went btw on this hidden museum, on the second floor of a durian shop. The attebdant there gave us a full explanation of the most interesting artifacts on the museum, and it was certainly very impressive. A hidden pearl in penang!

2  Thank LuizCorrea
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

To those who own the overprice-camera (DSLR), come and see the time tunnel and history of the camera. From the 2 meter long camera, until 3 cm camera. You will be amazed of these collections. Please don't bring your baby if you want to spend...More

2  Thank Hafizhilmi
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great to visit if you're in the neighbourhood and have 30 mins free. The museum is laid out nicely on the upper floor, with well curated displays and quite a number of camera models to hold and test out. The Camera Obscura room was quite...More

2  Thank FlavGal88
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

this museum offer a wide range of camera from the colonial time until the recent ones.. an interesting visit at this museum and chances to have look at all sort of camera for different purpose and style

2  Thank Ada s
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