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Art Galleries and Museums

Penang Islamic Museum

Located in the Syed Al-Attas Mansion, Penang Islamic Museum exhibits mosque fittings over hundred years old, a 17th-century ceramic tile, clay drinking vessels (lab), grinding stones (Batu giling) and Arabic calligraphy.
Address: 128, Lebuh Acheh, George Town, 10450 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

Penang State Art Gallery

Located inside the Dewan Sri Pinang, the State Art Gallery showcases two exhibitions. An exhibition of different modern collected works is on the ground floor, and on the third floor, there is a permanent collection of the art of Malaysian artists.

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery

Situated in Lebuh Farquhar, the Penang Museum and Art Gallery is quite popular among tourists. Built-in 1821, the museum was previously the Penang Free School. It exhibits paintings of early Penang, historical relics, maps, old photographs, charts etc.

Penang War Museum

War Museum is a big military fortress built in 1930 by the British. It was constructed to protect the island from the southern attackers. The museum is situated in Batu Maung, at the southeastern tip of the island.
Address: Jalan Batu Maung, 11960 Batu Maung, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

Toy Museum

Situated on the opposite of Copthrone Orchid Hotel, Toy Museum is a famous tourist attraction. Covering around 650sq.m. of the land, the museum showcases toys, dollhouses furnished with wardrobes, make-up parlours and accessories, models and other collections. Apart from this, the museum also has a vast collection of comics, novels, cartoons and computer games.
Address:Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

Sun Yat Sen Museum Penang

Address: 120, Lebuh Armenian, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia

Rumah Kelahiran P.Ramlee House Museum

Address: Lot 2180, Jalan P. Ramlee, Taman P. Ramlee, 10460 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.