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The Owl Museum

Level B3, Penang Hill New Visitor Centre, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Ranked #36 of 40 attractions in Georgetown
Type: Specialty Museums
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

As stated in the review it is very terrible, it is not about OWL's but there are lots of carvings and other toys which are designed as so called OWLS .. Not even 10 minutes, you can go around the small rooms and come over .. I really thought of a good experience but it actually made me a headache... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Actually, I have t confess to not even going in at all. There were so many touts hassling us that I deliberately refused to go, and it looked old and pretty tatty too. Tawdry little tourist 'attraction' to make up for there being little to do at the top of Penang Hill ...

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Someone is funding their owl collecting hobby here. Many owl ornaments some obviously made by kids and very little information about anything is given

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Brisbane, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Has a lot of owl stuff but just seems to be statues and paintings scattered all over the place. Was decent enough but i was expecting a little bit more.

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Macau, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

A lot of different kinds of owls, cute, really do not know the original before have so many owls, we film a lot of photos, as well as love lock on the top floor, the other my wife and I have a happy memorable experience.

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Cape Town, South Africa
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

While visiting the Penang Hill, it was indeed a pleasant surprise to find a small but large collection of owl artifacts. The collection is so cute. The ole merchandise shop should host a larger collection for sale. Nevertheless the visit is worthwhile and fulfilling.

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

It was a wonderful place there was some kids activities and drawaings free owl gift for every visitor the stuff were excellent I like that place

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13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very cute collection of owls. Definitely a must see for anyone who loves Owls. Wish there were more information about the animals the museum is showing...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Great place with good collection of owls I do not agree with some reviewers mention that this museum is nothing more than just a shop. Its perfectly a wonderful place with friendly staff. A must visit place if you are up on Penang Hill.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The place has lots of paintings and handicraft. It also has a souvenir shop where they sell lot of t-shirts,plush toys etc. If your not a fan of owls then this place is not for you.

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