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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sungai Lembing Mines is about 45 minutes drive from Kuantan town. It is located in Sungai Lembing which is a small old town outside Kuantan. It's an old mining town that has a lot of interesting stories ( if you ask the right person). Very...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank razifhashim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the kind of place the should be compulsory for kids (ans some adults) to visit. It is so rich in history, and so educational. I still can't believe how people could possibly work in such conditions.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank chrisinkl59
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was the site of one of the biggest and most productive mines in Malaysia. The underground mines are deep and long. A small portion of the mine is open to visitors. There are useful information boards along the mine tunnels and when it’s not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank IreneT2215
Reviewed June 17, 2019

Must visit to appreciate how much the ancestors have toiled here mining tin ore.Toll is worth paying - RM 5 for foreigners.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank TravellerPorirua
Reviewed June 2, 2019

The Sungai Lembing Tin Mine is located in the centre of Sungai Lembing town and was recently reopened to the public as a tourist attraction to show Malaysia's rich mining heritage. This tin mine was originally started in 1888 and owned by the British. Originally...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Martin B
Reviewed April 23, 2019

The rights to the tin mines were handed back by the British to the locals only recently in year 2000. During that time, even the local police were not allowed to enter into the area. There is an old miner who is still alive and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank ToonWee
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

When people think about museum, we might think a place where we couldn't touch or play with the display. This place change that perspective. I love the existence of interactive medium. In a medium size area, we could experience riding a train that was used...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank aladhea
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

It is 2 separate locations 1) Museum at bottom of hill. Very affordable. Msian Adult RM2 and Kids (12 and below) is free. 2) Actual Mines is 1km driving (up hill) Need to drive to this location. Nice short train ride into the inside of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank AdeGan123
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

We went on a weekday afternoon. It was so quiet that we thought it wasn’t open. The guide brought us in and gave us a tour of the mines with his limited English. My kids age 9, 7 and 3 all enjoyed the unusual experience...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Deividz
Reviewed March 22, 2019

On a MAASDAM Cruise to the port of Kuantan - booked in advance for a taxi to take us up to the Sungai Lembing Mine. Could not have been happier with the service. Booked via "messenger" with the Teksi Taxi Kuantan - and had the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Bernie A
August 28, 2018|
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Response from adeline l | Reviewed this property |
Yes...this town r crowded whenever there r public holiday...if not it will b so quiet for the whole town
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tsiaky
December 30, 2017|
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Response from fcl2929 | Reviewed this property |
simple trek..ni issue for kids..
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junhussein
March 31, 2017|
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lhm17, tks for yr ans. after yr ans, i actually went to the mines with wheelchair. it is possible to go on wheelchair throughout the whole length of the mines. just that the wheelchair has to be carried onto the short train... More
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