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Kinta Tin Mining Museum

Lot 126026 Jalan Batu Karang | Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar 31900, Malaysia
+60 5-466 2632
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A Throwback to Before The Century

Simple place with lots of infographic, items and models to throw back to the 1900's of how Chinese... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
JordanTan88
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Worthwhile for short trip

If you are having short trip around Kampar, this is a place that you should certainly pay a visit... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2017
Nelson L
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Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
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Lot 126026 Jalan Batu Karang | Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar 31900, Malaysia
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+60 5-466 2632
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Simple place with lots of infographic, items and models to throw back to the 1900's of how Chinese people made a living by mining tin. Entry fee is RM5/person.

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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are having short trip around Kampar, this is a place that you should certainly pay a visit. It is an informative place with attentive staffs. Remember also to visit the Souvenir Center to have a taste of their coffee too. If it could...More

Thank Nelson L
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Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

The museum is located beside econsave Kampar. Free to visit. It's focusing at tin mining history in Kampar. Contents are well organised & facilities are well maintained

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

An informative museum on the history of tin mining and the early chinese migrants. The museum exhibits information on Kinta Valley tin mining history, tin mining activities and mining methods. There is an outdoor display of heavy equipment, vehicles and sculphures of women and men...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

We were given a warm welcomed by the security(indian uncle) at then entrance. My young teenagers friends were so happy to see all the big machines outside the museum. The aircond inside the museum is so cool, that's very nice, another plus point. Would definitely...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

This place has everything to show case and educate one on tin mining. Very educational and it's pretty impressive given the fact that all these is provided for free. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

First of all , it is free of charge. *There is a pond with beautiful fish and the machine used(1st &last photos).In the indoor , first you can see an elephant which find the tin mine . The modal of tin mining areas also available...More

Thank Lim C
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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

A place with history of Malaysia tin mining. All the displays make us more understand on last time how people do mining. It's free admission. Good if got guide to further explain to us.

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Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice short stop for a brief history of Gravel Mining. Admission is free covered an outdoor and indoor(air cond) area with many information about mining and the labour. A young gentleman at the souvenir counter are very helpful, walking us around and brief us about...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2016

People who are interested in gaining some knowledge of history must drop by here. This museum has many detailing about the tin mining. Its better if you ask them to explain for you, then you can only absorb more, otherwise its hard to understand, some...More

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Students will always need to be disciplined and maintain their good behaviors. I'm sure the museum will be delighted to have this many visitors!
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