Penang State Museum And Art Gallery1953 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Lebuh Farquhar, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, Penang Hill
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +60-42261461
- Ticket Price: 1 MYR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Observatory, Family And Kids, Exhibition
This museum was established in 1821 and houses the national and state collection of Baba Nyonya porcelain, furniture, jewellery and costumes. It also preserves and displays eight oil paintings by Captain Robert Smith. The building itself hosted the first English language public school in the east.
It can be broadly classified into two sections:
Permanent exhibition provides an insight through Penang’s history, culture and festivals. It has an extensive collection of photos, maps and historical records.
This is the art gallery that showcases traditional Malay seamanship and paintings of old Penang. Temporary exhibits are held from time to time.
Entrance Ticket Details For Penang State Museum And Art Gallery
- The ticket price for the art gallery varies.
How to Reach Penang State Museum And Art Gallery
- Rapid Renang Bus Route No U103 / U104 / U204 , taxi, on foot
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72.01% of people who visit Penang Hill include Penang State Museum And Art Gallery in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
42.24% of people start their Penang State Museum And Art Gallery visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Penang State Museum And Art Gallery
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