A man Exploring the city in a trishaw near Cititel Penang Hotel

Penang State Museum, Lebuh Farquhar

Exterior of Penang State Museum near Cititel Penang Hotel

Open in 1965, it occupies the former premises of Penang Free School which was established in 1816. Housed in only half the building as the eastern half was destroyed during bomb raids in World War II, the Museum reopen in 1997 after a major renovation exercise. It showcases Penang's history, culture, costumes, communities and customs, historical places, municipal history, houses of worship and traditional trades.

Monday09:00 - 17:00

Tuesday09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday09:00 - 17:00

Thursday09:00 - 17:00

Saturday09:00 - 17:00

Sunday09:00 - 17:00