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The Owl Museum

Level B3, Penang Hill New Visitor Centre, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
+60194169229
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Ranked #39 of 41 attractions in Georgetown
Type: Specialty Museums
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Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This place is within the Penang Hill but entry fee is separate but not worthwhile. Nothing inside to see only few pictures and dummy of owl.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Whatever you do, do not go to the Owl Museum on top of Penang Hill. For RM10 per adult, I expected more than just some collectors collection of owl figurines on show. I think it is a bit too much to charge people to view your personal collection of owl figurines which I could buy at the Batu Feringghi bazaar... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Don't go! The museum is 2 small rooms of owl pictures and statues. Just enjoy the views from the top of the hill!

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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17 attraction reviews
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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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11 attraction reviews
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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
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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
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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
70 helpful votes 70 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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