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Address: | Level B3, Astaka Bukit Bendera, Penang Hill, Jalan Summit, George Town, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
Phone Number: +6048265704
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Not My Expectation

It's should have less visitors for that day. The staff offer us enter with student prices (less than RM10). Very hot , the air cond is not function well. The place is small but... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2015
Stephy0653
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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This place should not be called a museum. It is truly just a souvenir shop for owl related products. We paid for RM12 per person to enter in this tiny space. It took us barely 5 minutes to finish walking the whole store. What a rip-off.

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Malaysia
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

It's should have less visitors for that day. The staff offer us enter with student prices (less than RM10). Very hot , the air cond is not function well. The place is small but the owl item showing is quite many. Few books display there to let you know more about owl's living style, food and etc. The souvenir also... More 

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Thank Stephy0653
singapore
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Very regret to waste my money to go in. Very small and dirty place. We dont know why is it called 'museum'!?

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2 Thank bomohpang
Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed the trip up to Penang hill and took a stroll around. We saw the sign for owl museum my husband thought it would be good to see. We only had a 50R note so the girl told us to go through and she would bring our change. We strolled through and it was just a waste of money.... More 

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2 Thank trix59
Level Contributor
46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

the attraction is situated within the penang hill.can be termed as a souvenier shop rather than a museum due to its small size.you cant expect a real owl here.rather stuffed owls,feathers,toys and other small commodities are available.however,for the novices it provides an intro to the nocturnal world of owls

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Nelson, New Zealand
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46 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

A display of many owls crafted in many fashions, using a variety of materials by artists from many different countries. Not specific to Malaysia. Not particularly informative, nothing to help you gain an insight into the owl or the artist. Ends with compulsory walk through gift shop.

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1 Thank Jan G
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

It's really small, just about a room size. You are definitely not going to see any real owl or their specimens. Just some owl related art crafts and to be honest, those art crafts don't even really that good quality. Might be suitable for kids.

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3 Thank Haineng
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

What else was there to do on Penang Hill after snacks and drinks besides popping into the owl "museum" for a look around. Was quite surprised by the types of materials that can be used to make collectible owls. The place was small and certainly crammed full of owls. Would love to have seen a real life one though! As... More 

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1 Thank TheRoamingGecko
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I think it's an unique place, where you can find everything about owl. But, there's nothing a real owl, just in every goods, like crystals, or something fancy. With 10RM as ticket fee you will get a merchandise as a symbol you've been here. But, you should be careful because some goods are easily broken.

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Thank Memez H
Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You would think an owl museum would have something interesting in it but no, nothing that wouldn't have looked out of place in a handicrafts from the 70's exhibition. To be honest, we did enjoy the gift shop if only to purchase a couple of reminders of the worst 'museum' we have ever been charged to go into. And the... More 

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