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Main street, Sungai Lembing 26200, Malaysia
+60 9-541 2378
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All reviews tin mining tin mine entrance fee educational visit pay a visit mining history on display its heyday sleepy hollow artifacts historic tunnel rm2 information equipment hill kuantan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we visited, there were bus loads of school kids visiting as well. We did not bother to enter the museum even though we paid cos we saw hundreds of pairs of shoes outside on the road. Sorry! Not taking off shoes to go in!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jo-AnnKYTan
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Great museum and information mining activities during the heyday in Sg.Lembing. the museum itself is a cultural beauty of architecture. Rich in history and can imagine those days. Love it. A place to go. Clean, refreshingly good air and cost.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ivan F
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Sungai Lembing located about 30km from the state capital of Pahang, Kuantan. Its a " dead end" town n a history of the early mining activities by the British in early 1900s.The mining stopped in about 1980s when the cost is too high n nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mohzan
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

After the hike, we stopped by at this museum due to the posters around Sg Lembing town. Entrance fee is very minimal Assessibility There is a path way going uphill towards the museum after entrance, hence need help for those with walking inconvenience Verdict Lovely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tsiaky
Reviewed 2 July 2018

If you're someone who loves to know about the history of the place, it is good to pay a visit to the museum. You'll know how the town was during their prime era. You'll get to know about the tools used for mining and also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank hellodyna
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A trip to Kuantan would be incomplete without making a sojourn to Sungai Lembing, a sleepy hollow where time has stood still, some 30km away. The world’s deepest tin mine was located in Sungei Lembing, once a rich town in Pahang. Today, the town is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank need2travel4ever
Reviewed 22 March 2018

This museum provides a good understanding of the history of the town. It is set in a pretty, historical building and is stocked full of artefacts from the town's mining past.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The wooden building in itself is an attraction. The museum explains the history of the the area. The display about the mining history of Sungai Lembing is well presented. There are also numerous items on display that provide a visual understanding of the mining activities.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Patsy A
Reviewed 16 December 2017

A lot of historical information about Sg. Lembing tin mine activity. Entrance fee is cheap. It also provide the audio visual so that you get a better understanding of the mining process.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank izuliana
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A good place to visit to learn how this small town was born.It also tells you about the underground tin mine before you proceed to visit the old underground tin mine.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Raymond T
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28 July 2018|
Response from need2travel4ever | Reviewed this property |
RM 5 for non Malaysian & RM 2 for Malaysian
Lian H
27 September 2015|
Response from LK A | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee is RM30 per person