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Sun Yat Sen Museum

120 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 16-555 1910
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We dropped by for a look in October. The owner was very friendly and informative and we could take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter S
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Perth
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This museum certainly portraits the ancient Chinese way of living. A great place to visit, and of... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2017
Nelson L
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Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
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A historic gem in the heart of the George Town world heritage site. The Sun Yat Sen Museum is a beautifully-preserved house museum in the multicultural George Town world heritage site. This historical house has a permanent exhibition on Sun Yat Sen's early revolutionary period in Penang when he planned a historic uprising on the cusp of the Chinese Revolution of 1911.
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  • Average17%
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  • Terrible1%
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120 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dropped by for a look in October. The owner was very friendly and informative and we could take as long as we wanted to look around.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

This museum certainly portraits the ancient Chinese way of living. A great place to visit, and of course, to manage and preserve culture is not easy. Do hope that the Local Council and State Government could give out more assistance.

Thank Nelson L
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We'll continue to carry on the memory of Dr Sun in Penang, regardless of government assistance.

Reviewed November 1, 2017

It is an interesting house and it is decked out with traditional Chinese furniture and period items. Most of the real interest is in the written fact sheets on the walls which provide plenty of information on Sun Yat Sen and the revolution he led....More

Thank F1Hertz
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your positive review and rating! We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope to see you soon! We have to clarify that admission is not free and there is a nominal entry fee of MYR5 per person.

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Mr. Sun is a great person for Taiwan for sure, but the whole history of the revolutions would have started to complete when we noticed the power of the Chinese overseas. Through the guide of the house Mr. Wang, we were acquainted with how overseas...More

Thank KangWeiPeng
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thank you for your kind rating and review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Entrance fee is RM5.00/person. History of Sun Yat Sen and his contributions are shown using timeline on the wall. Others are interesting vintage items and things from back in the days. They also have rooms that can be booked for stay-over.

2  Thank Nurul Husna A
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I went here expecting more since I've seen the huge on in Taiwan and other sites like this. This was just a small room with pictures/information posted on the walls. There isnt really any real artifacts of the time etc. Thank goodness its cheap. Something...More

1  Thank KevinLA310
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to the Sun Yat Sen museum. The guide, Alwyn, explained the history of the famous revolutionary in a fascinating way and the information boards were helpful too. I took plenty of amazing pictures in the open airwell which has been...More

Thank Manasi D
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2017

Thank you for the rating and kind review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 3, 2017

not much to see, but pretty place offering free tea and seats. good stop for the walking afternoon in George town.

Thank WuTsz
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are always striving to improve the quality of the museum and hope to see you again whenever you're next in Penang.

Reviewed June 29, 2017

I would recommend those who like history, to go and visit this place as it is very informative. The staffs were so friendly and nice. They are willing to explain to you if you have any doubt about the history. From this place, you can...More

Thank Lu J
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thank you for your rating and comprehensive review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum.

Reviewed June 21, 2017

One of the many of Sun Yat Sen's base, this place is well preserved and documented on his histories and struggles in the region.

Thank LawrenceSeng
sunyatsenmuseum, Assistant at Sun Yat Sen Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Thank you for your rating and summary! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum.

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LoulouVS
February 29, 2016|
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Response from penangarmenian | Property representative |
Dear Loulou, the Sun Yat Sen Museum does accept long stay guests when there is a room available. You could find their email from the website and write to them directly.
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