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Address: Jalan Taming Sari, Taiping, Malaysia
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Good place to spend a quiet afternoon.

I wanted to learn about the tin mining history of Taiping, but this was not part of the museum. Collection of stuffed animals of the region. Lots of history of the peoples of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
libby9098
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Columbus, Ohio

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Columbus, Ohio
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wanted to learn about the tin mining history of Taiping, but this was not part of the museum. Collection of stuffed animals of the region. Lots of history of the peoples of the peninsula and information about the religions of the inhabitants.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just like any other museum, not much to learn except some historical artifacts, the setup is good, and captions in english was helpful.

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Thank Pervez A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must be honest i am disappointed with my visit to this museum The name doesn't do justice.Not much history of perak on display.Some of the display are really outdated and so very not interesting.The only thing going for this place is the building itself.

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Thank dengilo
Port Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

The museum is situated right beside Taiping Prison. As both the building is from colonial times, it gives off a nostalgic vibe. The museum contains stuffed animals, worldwide cultural exhibit (there is a room filled with dolls dressed in traditional clothing from all around the world). Few interesting statues. In depth cultural collection of 3 main ethnics of malaysia i.e... More 

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Thank vampirus87
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Located near the Taiping lake garden. Entry ticket is RM2 for malaysian RM1 for senior citizen, RM5 for foreigner. It is a 2-story museum, display the history of Taiping, some skeleton of animals that can be found in Malaysia and some vintage cars. Small souvenir shop at the back of the museum. About 1.5 hours is enough to see the... More 

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Thank garfield1996
Shah Alam, Malaysia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Never thought we had such museum in Malaysia... One of the best! All exhibits are unique and interesting.

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Thank ChandrenArumugam
Muar, Johor, Malaysia
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

with rm2 entrance fee, air conditioned building, comfortable environment, a lot of knowledge gained, worth it!

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Thank Icaziesyira
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159 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The Perak Museum is the biggest museum in Taiping and has the largest collection of artifacts. It is located right opposite the prison of Taiping. We did not have to pay entrance but not sure if that was an exception or not any way the fees are usually under a dollar.

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Thank 387georgew
Melaka, Malaysia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Good for education and knowledge of local cultures. Even is a simple museum but well maintenance. And kids will like this place. We visit here after Taiping Zoo, very near.

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Thank HappyCowBelle
Singapore
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292 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

One of the attraction of Taiping town. This Museum just newly renovated recent year ago. Another great place to stop by to kill some time :)

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