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Penang Time Tunnel

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Penang Time Tunnel Admission Ticket
from USD 10.19*
Penang Time Tunnel Admission Ticket
from USD 10.19*
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  • Poor3%
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“mr bean”(4 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
39 Jalan Green Hall, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 9181
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All reviews take photos mr bean history lesson art museum olden days the ground floor lots of fun interesting facts photo opportunities small museum walk around murals penang fluorescent glow rm29 scenes
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is interesting to see, but be prepared to read a lot. Some exhibits were not labeled i.e. there were some wooden. Molds ... were they for candy making?

Thank DustyRose54
Reviewed 27 December 2017

This combines history plus some good 3D photo opprotunities so caters for all ages. The staff were very friendly and helpful.

Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Understanding begining of Penang from 1592 till todate. Officially proclaimed founded by Captain Francis Light in 1786

Thank Chua G
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Whilst unassuming, this small slice of Penang's history was both entertaining and informative. Staffed by [mostly] young personnel, the level of knowledge and insight was far beyond that available in mere "text books"; a very interesting and enlightening hour-or-so, much enjoyed.

Thank OBsiCloud
Reviewed 15 November 2017

If you are a tourist (ie "Foreigner") steer well clear of this overpriced museum. Visit the state museum instead and learn far more at a fraction of the price. Upstairs photo opportunities might appeal to some but I thought were tawdry.

1  Thank mrtony7023
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We loved the reading and learning about the history of Penang, as we knew very little. To top it off we finished with the upstairs 3D art gallery which is included in the entry fee. Staff there will tell you where to stand for that...More

Thank Johnathan D
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Love the place, lits of exhibits with explanations. Very goid if you're interested in Penang/M'sia history. Another plus point is the 3Dmurals upstairs, and they have staff stand by to assist in photography in. Ase if you're not sure which angle or how to post!

Thank mndyky
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The ground floor showcases the early history of a tiny island under Kedah Sultanate - Pulau Pinang (betel nut) since the discovery made by British Captain James Lancaster in 1592 to the where it is today. Later in the 18th Century (11 Aug 1786), Captain...More

1  Thank HongFamily
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Goes back to the old time! very interesting to visit this place with friends and family! interesting historical events shown there and there is also a gift shop located at this place

Thank Adas979
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My son found this museum and we loved it. Downstairs you get a fantastic overview of the history of Penang and upstairs you have some fun. Entrance fees we thought were very reasonable. We have some great photos to remember our time in Penang. We...More

3  Thank SuziiW
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Elizabeth R
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Response from HongFamily | Reviewed this property |
RM 29 per adult and RM 16 per child (5-12 years)
Susanto S
10 April 2015|
Response from Seadog40 | Reviewed this property |
best way (1) hope on the free shuttle bus or (2) if weather OK it is not a long walk, Enjoy its a great place