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Penang House of Music

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A celebration of Penang's glorious musical heritage and cultural diversity with carefully curated exhibitions and interactive features. We showcase, among many things, Penang's popular music from the 1940s-1960s, a feature on communal music, a...more
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Penang Road | Penang House of Music, ICT Digital Mall, Level 3 KOMTAR, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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+60 4-370 6675
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing time there! Would definitely recommend the place to anyone thats interested in the culture of Penang and Malaysia or is a music frantic. Joyce was so friendly and knowledgeable, she took the time to explain every single exhbits and gave alot of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found this gem here in TA and didn’t disappoint. We’re blessed to be guided privately by the very energetic and passionate Joyce! Good walkthrough of the Penang music history with excellent collections. The best it’s the interactive part to play the instruments, puppets, and even...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place deserves to be #1 things to do in Georgetown. A lot of fun for kids and great time for adults. The stuff is very friendly. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank xMIGx
PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for bringing your young ones to join in the fun and music. W hope you enjoyed your visit and come back soon Safe travels!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't normally comment on attractions but having sought out the Penang House of Music on the strength of other reviews feel compelled to add my own. It is rather hard to find, hidden inside the tallest building in George Town, but once there we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David S
PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with and taking the time to write us a review. We truly strive to make sure you the best experience with us. No matter who walks in through our doors we take you on a journey filled with experiences...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was initially very sceptical of the place. We however gave it a go since it’s rated 5 stars in tripadvisor. We found the place with difficulty. However, once we’re there , we were greeted by friendly staff and was immediately given a guided tour by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank edwinchowyw
PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for finding us. We admit we are like a diamond in the rough, a hidden gem(pun intended) our front of house is always ready to greet you and bring on a tailor made experience to make sure your visit is a most excellent...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The biggest challenge with the Penang House of Music is finding it, located as it is on the 3rd floor of an old local shopping centre. It is however well worth the effort. The museum itself is compact but beautifully presented with a range of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are truly amazed that you managed to record such a nice radio room recording. We wish you the best in your future DJ endeavours. Our Entrance fees for Adults are RM30 and for seniors citizens above 60 are RM15. Thank you once again for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a blast here! Great museum and tour with guide Lillian very engaging and informative! Got to play a variety of instruments and records

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 656taylad
PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for dropping in and staying for as long as you did. Our front of house team is always ready to tailor make your experience here a special one.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with the best tour guide (Elaine thank you so much for your kind guidance!). I saw so many old music related stuffs that I never tought I would ever see before. It was a very culturally enriching experience indeed. Just the location was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to get to us. We truly hope you enjoyed your visit with us. Come back soon. Safe travels!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good way to know more about the history and culture of penang. It's very entertaining. It's full of interactive and high tech devices. The tour guides are very good and lovely. It's worth a visit.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fung P
PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you your kind words. Combining, Tech and history is just one of the ways we use to tell the story to visitors to experience our gallery. There are always other things for you to seek and experiment at the Penang House of Music. We...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Do find half a day to visit this terrific, relatively new attraction. It is a wonderful place for anyone interested in music, music tech or life in Penang over the last 100 years. Colourful videos and exhibits showcase the range of cultures that have influenced...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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PenangHouseofMusic, Operations at Penang House of Music, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for spending half your day with us, it always is a pleasure to see you enjoying our gallery. We will be sure to forward your comments to our Front of house team. They are always happy to welcome you back again. Do visit...More

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