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First Galleria

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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when you got nothing else to do

The entry fee is steep @ 10 MYR for what you get. Plenty of local info...not very much to see. But... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Lismore, Australia
a beautiful building but the operator was not that friendly

I dont go inside the gallery as the ticketing person was not that friendly. how ever, the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
nawwar f
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
18 Mar 2018
“Horrible treatment to tourists”
30 Jul 2017
“Galeri Perbandaran Taiping”
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PWD 105, Station Road, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
605 805 2136
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I checked Google. It stated that this galleria opens at 12.30pm on Sunday. I waited for 12.30pm to visit it. CLOSED. No notice why. No information offered. Another tourist who walked to the galleria was also disappointed. At least put a notice at the gate...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This attraction point is under construction works at this moment. However, it no more a museum. They are tourists information centre now

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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We read about this place and we're quite excited to visit and find out some history of Taiping. The town is called a Heritage town yet there seems to be very little about the history of the army, WW2, or anything remotely interesting. So we...More

Thank Lolly187
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The entry fee is steep @ 10 MYR for what you get. Plenty of local info...not very much to see. But hey ten MYR ain't that much. I almost gave it a poor.

Thank Durio
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

I guess the owner didn't pay the rental to that area. As the notice of closure due to unpayment was shown. Was kinda disappointed. Date: 22/08/2015

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I dont go inside the gallery as the ticketing person was not that friendly. how ever, the exhibition outside the building is enough for me.

2  Thank nawwar f
Reviewed 4 May 2015

if you appreciate Architecture & History, this is the place! In fact it should be the FIRST venue to visit when you are in Taiping. It is a guided tour of the building to introduce the history of Taiping & the Many First.. They have...More

2  Thank CW L
Reviewed 25 November 2014

It is located at the end of station road after the King Edward VII School. It is 2 storey wooden buidling and right behind the Post Office. If you really want to know the history of taiping then this is THE place to go to....More

1  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Even though we arrived one hour before the closing time, we were guided around by our pretty young smiling guide, We learned a lot about Taping.. Please continue the good work and tell us more about the little stories behind the big one. All in...More

Thank Celestijuli
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The first planned town in Malaysia, the first rail line, the first prison, the first book club, the first cycling club among many other first's in Taiping...... The First Galleria has it all on the history of Taiping... If you are fortunate to meet the...More

2  Thank estheru21
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