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Address: Level B3, Penang Hill New Visitor Centre, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60194169229
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just a small galery...

it is a small museum with collection of art and crafts of owls...it's only a place to take pictures & learn something about owls...nothing much to do there...the souvenir shop... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 16, 2014
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Entrance fee for Adult RM12 and child free. THIS IS TOTAL WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY! DO NOT GO THERE! You might was well google "owl" and learn and see more ....

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Borobudur, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

There is a stringent International criteria, which must be fulfilled and approved; in order to trade and promote an establishment as a "Museum". A "Museum" is a legitimate institution that complies with definite conditions, regulations and policies. There are absolutely no ornithological (taxidermic) specimens and there are no antiquities pertaining to any ornithological themes... no collectables either. Demanding an admissions... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

That is my conclusion. Nothing much to see on top of Penang Hill, finding this museum with owl is fascinating. And it says, FREE ENTRANCE. We went down with 4 kids and found at the ticket counter, free only for kids below 7. We paid RM36, and saw all sorts of owl theme dolls. Then only we realize, it is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The Penang Hill is boring, we spent so much time to wait to go up there and find that is not much to see at the hill top. So I walk in to this museum and hope that I can find any surprise. unfortunately, this is my stupidest decision. Is like a souvenir shop than a "MUSEUM" ! I have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We visited the owl museum as part of the tour to Penang Hill. We were so intrigued we just had to go and see what it was all about. There is every type of owl, (not stuffed or live ones) but so many statues, paintings, knick knacks, key rings and every type you could possibly imagine. Costs ten ringgits to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Thers is nothing other than some owl decorations and sovenior selling inside the owl museum but costing RM10 entrance fee. The same Owl doll selling there is double the price than in Praigan Mall. Totally cheating. DON'T go..even it is free for kids of below 12 !!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Expensive entrance ticket which costs me RM10. It is not worth at all! Nothing meaningful to be visit. From the entrance to the exit, I think only require 30 footsteps. Really feeling disappointed on the museum.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

it is a small museum with collection of art and crafts of owls...it's only a place to take pictures & learn something about owls...nothing much to do there...the souvenir shop were quite pricey...small key chain will cost you RM39....

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The Museum Is Not That Big But Inside You Can See Many Version Of Handmade Owls. if Visit For A Short Time, Might be Good Enough. For People Who is Really Interested In Owl May Find This Place Not Worthwhile To Go. Its Good But I Will Not Return Again.

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Cost RM10/person at least kids free. Very small gallery with lots of cute owl craft and statues. Not much to buy in gift shop (small, not much stock).

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