We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Camera Museum

49 Lebuh Muntri | (Muntri Street), George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 3649
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Museums Tour: Pinaon Time Tunnel, Camera Museum and Made in Penang...
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Opening Hours 9:30am - 6:30pm DAILY The #1 Thematic Museum Experience in George Town. FACEBOOK PenangCameraMuseum
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“dark room” (42 reviews)
“cat cafe” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
49 Lebuh Muntri | (Muntri Street), George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
+60 4-261 3649

Similar Things to Do in George Town

Write a Review
Reviews (610)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 520 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a unique museum and showcasing history of camera from the beginning to the millenium. Interesting museum for those who are into camera. Admission is RM20. Lots of souvenirs are selling in the museum too.

Thank Kamalmo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you're a camera fan, I wouldn't spend my money on this place. There really isn't much there. It's more of a "one time, done and over with" type of thing.

Thank SueLyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price was about 20-25 MYR per adult. Luckily I had a student ID card which allowed me to go in for 10-15 MYR. The museum just contains a lot of old cameras to look at. Not much descriptions about the cameras. There are several...More

Thank timoshym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

quite interesting to see so many camera in one time. but the exhibition is not organzied very well, they just put all the camera out. the rooms are too small too not very comfy walking journey.

Thank 24wut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a small and interesting museum. My son and I thoroughly enjoyed our little jaunt through the space. We did not have a guide, but we read the signs to get a sense of the historicity. There is a small cafe where we had a...More

Thank mizlgw
Reviewed June 17, 2017

The guide was very chatty and seemed genuinely interested in sharing her knowledge with us. Worth a quick look even if you are not interested in photography. Longer if you are.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed June 14, 2017

A must see for any camera enthusiast. Old models of camera and photographic techniques were shown. There was an area where one could take photos and they used to modify those to appear as if at an improbable angle.

Thank enjeekay
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Was looking for one of the art murals when I chanced upon this museum, its free... have photo exhibits and some cute camera style souvenirs!

Thank PoppyPotatoe
Reviewed May 21, 2017

I already visited the Asia camera museum located just a few streets ahead, however as a passionate of cameras I had to give it a visit too. This museum has a few more espectacular items and areas than the other and is more structured however...More

Thank GemmukiKuki
Reviewed May 16, 2017

you'll see many type of cameras since years ago, the story of camera. good place to increase camera's knowledge.

Thank shirley a
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Junk Cafe
215 reviews
.08 miles away
Mews Cafe
831 reviews
.05 miles away
Y Not Cafe Restaurant bar
180 reviews
.08 miles away
Wheeler's Coffee
244 reviews
.10 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
1,827 reviews
.13 miles away
Chulia Street
286 reviews
.13 miles away
George Town
343 reviews
.22 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Camera Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines