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The place is good for infomation about history of tin mining in Malaysia especially Perak. Only pay... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cheras, Malaysia
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Educational trip for the family!

We went there in June and it’s our first time to see a lot of the mining apparatus and pictures... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Penang Island, Malaysia
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Lot 126026 Jalan Batu Karang | Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar 31900, Malaysia
+60 5-466 2632
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is good for infomation about history of tin mining in Malaysia especially Perak. Only pay RM5 per person you can see so many collections and materials of tin mining.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adda84
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We went there in June and it’s our first time to see a lot of the mining apparatus and pictures from the golden mining era. We paid for a guide and were fortunate to have me Jacky Chan guide us (I remember his name as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FlorenceH626
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This museum has many illustrations and mannequins to help in portraying the tin mining history but in the same time, it is compact with details. You can walk around the museum too see the tin miner lifestyle and technology of tin mining. Learned the methods...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jaszy_77
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Simple place with lots of infographic, items and models to throw back to the 1900's of how Chinese people made a living by mining tin. Entry fee is RM5/person.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JordanTan88
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

If you are having short trip around Kampar, this is a place that you should certainly pay a visit. It is an informative place with attentive staffs. Remember also to visit the Souvenir Center to have a taste of their coffee too. If it could...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jhin Horng L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The museum is located beside econsave Kampar. Free to visit. It's focusing at tin mining history in Kampar. Contents are well organised & facilities are well maintained

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank leecK9330OU
Reviewed 24 September 2017

An informative museum on the history of tin mining and the early chinese migrants. The museum exhibits information on Kinta Valley tin mining history, tin mining activities and mining methods. There is an outdoor display of heavy equipment, vehicles and sculphures of women and men...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lindasllim
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were given a warm welcomed by the security(indian uncle) at then entrance. My young teenagers friends were so happy to see all the big machines outside the museum. The aircond inside the museum is so cool, that's very nice, another plus point. Would definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mndyky
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This place has everything to show case and educate one on tin mining. Very educational and it's pretty impressive given the fact that all these is provided for free. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 779waimunl
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

First of all , it is free of charge. *There is a pond with beautiful fish and the machine used(1st &last photos).In the indoor , first you can see an elephant which find the tin mine . The modal of tin mining areas also available...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lim C
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17 November 2018|
Response from FlorenceH626 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is only on one floor and it’s very spacious so you can definitely use a wheelchair inside.
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Response from JM_Iceman | Reviewed this property |
Students will always need to be disciplined and maintain their good behaviors. I'm sure the museum will be delighted to have this many visitors!