Get organized ahead of time with advance tickets for the Ghost Museum Penang, a sinister shrine to all things paranormal. Learn about the different ghosts and demons of Malaysia, Indonesia, China, and Japan, as well as vampires, mummies, and Halloween, or dress up in eerie costumes and pose for selfies.
Guarantee your entry to the fun-filled Dark Mansion, a 3D glow-in-the-dark museum in Penang, by booking your admission ticket in advance. Family-friendly and located in the heart of UNESCO-listed Georgetown, the museum features spectacular luminescent effects and provides welcome respite from Penang’s daytime humidity.
If you love Penang’s diverse street food scene, guarantee entry to the Wonderfood Museum Penang by buying tickets in advance. Whet your appetite with models of over 100 different types of popular street food, pose for hilarious selfies with outsized snacks, and learn how locals eat at miniature hawker stalls.
Change your perspective with admission to the Penang 3D Trick Art Museum, where optical illusions, mind-bending art, and a collection of props and costumes offer interactive fun. You can step right into recreations of historic George Town scenes, capture unique selfies and group portraits, and visit the lifelike inhabitants in panda village. With a central location in George Town, the family-friendly Penang 3D Trick Art Museum is a great way to feed your imagination and creativity.
Discover South-East Asia’s Peranakan culture at the Pinang Peranakan Museum in George Town. This admission ticket grants you access to the entire mansion which was once the house of a Chinese tycoon in the 19th century. Learn about the ethnic group who descended from China and the opulent lifestyle as you peruse thousands of artifacts within the museum.
The Peranakans, also known as the Babas and Nyonyas was a prominent community of acculturated Chinese unique to this part of the world.They are adopting selected ways of the local Malays and the colonial British thus unique lifestyle and customs which left behind a rich legacy of antiques and cultural influences are still evident in Penang today.The typical home of a rich Baba of a century ago is recreated to offer a glimpse of their opulent lifestyle and of their many customs and traditions. With over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectibles of the era on display, this Baba-Nyonya museum is also housed in one of Penang’s heritage mansion of eclectic design and architecture. Built at the end of the 19th century by one of local history’s famous personalities, the ‘Hai Kee Chan’ or Sea Remembrance Store had once served as the residence and office of Kapitan Cina Chung Keng Kwee.
Visit the Teddyville Museum in Batu Ferringhi to see the largest collection of teddy bears in Malaysia. The teddy bears have been collected from various nations and time periods that date back to the 1900s. The displays also showcase the cultural history of Penang from the arrival of Captain Francis Light to the present day.
- Trick and be tricked with more than 40 optical illusion paintings and sculptures- Step into 2 different themes and get to know the daily life of Penangites- Let your imagination run wild and snap mind-bending photos and videos along the way- Step inside or crawl into the exhibits, interact with the characters and become the subject of the artwork on display
Hop-On, Hop-Off sightseeing tours can get a bad rap, but this open air bus tour is an ideal way to see the major highlights in this city of historic charm. Save your feet and save your wallet; there’s no need to walk long distances or hail a rideshare to go from attraction to attraction. The fast-paced schedule is perfect for visitors with limited time to spare or for first-time guests wanting to get an overview of the city.
Discover Penang’s Dark Mansion with this admission ticket to this popular attraction. Wander through the museum and marvel at optical illusions, trippy art installations, special lighting effects and more. Your ticket grants you access to all exhibits so that you don’t miss a thing inside the mansion. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture every moment!
Colonial Penang museum will bring visitors back to Penang's colonial past. Experience the unique lifestyle of both the British Administrators & the wealthy merchants, appreciate the intricate art form from the past and the influence of British to our Penangites. Visitors can find unique antiques such as: -Parchment handwritten document by Captain Francis Light, founder of Penang, - Francois Linke, the Belle Epoque of French furniture, - The white carrara marble statues by Atelier R.Bigazzi Florence, - Reverse painting by William Morris & Company (Westminster) Ltd., ( Ruskin House ), - Stained Glass window by Hubert McGoldrick / Alfred Ernest Child and Katherine O'Brien , - Roman pillars and tree house and many more. The museum can also be used as an educational instrument for students to promote the understanding and significant of our rich heritage in the past.
See the stunning creations of Penang’s Glass Museum—the first in Malaysia—with this admission ticket. Wander through the various kaleidoscopic exhibits made completely of glass. See the world’s longest batik motif glass painting, stroll through the Avenue of Stars, take part in a glass crafting class and much more with your entrance ticket.
The Penang House of Music is an experience for visitors of all ages.Immerse yourself in the forgotten musical heritage of Penang with exhibits and interactive features, with a spotlight on the traditional music of Penang’s diverse communities; the defining period of the 1940s to the 1970s; as well as musical icons that have shaped the music of Penang and Malaysia.The guided tour takes only an hour but you are encouraged to spend as much time as you like lingering over the exhibits, playing with the musical instruments, and enjoying our many interactive features like the Potehi puppets, the Virtual Reality room, the Listening Chair, the Listening Dome, the Radio Room, and the Cinema Room.For real history buffs, our Resource Centre is a treasure trove of gems and relics from the past that will whet your appetite for more.
- See ancient gold collections from across the world up close at Penang Gold Museum- Witness a miner in action as they demonstrate the process of gold and silver pouring- Experience the life of a miner when you try out the gold panning process yourself- Take pictures with 3D gold murals and make your "Gold Wish" here
- Visit a unique museum in the heart of Penang featuring oversized replicas of traditional Malaysian dishes- Discover interesting delicacies arising from Malaysia's multi-cultural background at the museum's three galleries- The variety of food on display provides you with an in-depth understanding of the foods popular in Asia- Replicated with the utmost detail, the exhibits at Wonderfood Museum are sure to tempt your appetite
- Discover Penang's rich and diverse cultural and musical traditions at Penang House of Music- Enhance and expand your musical understanding with amazing interactive displays and listening posts- Explore the history of Georgetown, Penang's capital city, prior to its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site- Drop by the Resource Center, a focal point for musicians, students, and others interested in Penang’s history- Stop by the multi-purpose Black Box, where you can hear live music and watch exciting exhibitions
- Embark on a great family-friendly activity that awaits you at the TeddyVille Museum in Penang- Spend the day surrounded by the cuteness of one of the world's most favourite toys- Learn more about the history and culture of Penang from teddies dressed in the fashion of various nations and eras- Catch teddies dressed as world famous Penangites such as Tan Sri P. Ramlee, Dato’Jimmy Choo, Dato’ Nicole David and Dato’ Lee Chong Wei
Explore one of the most original museums in the world while traveling in Penang — the fascinating Wonderfood Museum featuring giant displays of traditional Malaysian dishes. Located inside Georgetown’s 1940s colonial building, the museum invites you into the world of super realistic models of popular dishes handcrafted by the museum’s owner using food replication techniques from Japan. There are three galleries in the museum for your to discover: Info Zone, Wow Zone, and Educational Zone where you can learn interesting facts about Malaysian cuisine, cooking methods and see international delicacies from Indian, Chinese and other cuisines.
Trace the history of Penang from 1592 to the 21st-century in an engaging environment at Penang Time Tunnel. Fun for restless kids, active backpackers, and history buffs alike, the museum offers an immersive look at the city’s storied past. Make your way through 11 exhibits, each presenting historical documents, life-sized sculptures, and well-preserved artifacts. Be sure to have your camera ready for the interactive dioramas.
Explore the history of photography with admission to the Asia Camera Museum, where you'll find more than 1,000 cameras and hands-on exhibits. Try taking photographs with some of the museum's cameras, learn about the process of developing photos, and see remarkable artifacts, from hand-painted slides to a silent movie projector, bringing home your own memorable shots of the museum collection.