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Address: Jalan Taming Sari, Taiping, Malaysia
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Private Tour: Orangutan Island, Taiping Zoo and Perak Museum from Penang
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Educational and fun for kids but a tad small

VARIETY of exhibits: GOOD the museum has a variety of exhibits ranging from weights and measuring instruments used in olden days to animals and aboriginal folk and also... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2016
Caladus
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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

VARIETY of exhibits: GOOD the museum has a variety of exhibits ranging from weights and measuring instruments used in olden days to animals and aboriginal folk and also vehicles. TOTAL AMOUNT of exhibits: FAIR Due to the space constraints there are not that many exhibits that the museum can put up and thus the tour feels very short. UPKEEP of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Went with the old and young. The kids enjoyed the animal exhibits and parents enjoyed the old times exhibition.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The museum was a great place. It does not have much exhibited there.It has the culture of Malaysia , the old vehicles , the historical tools and many more.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The best thing about this museum is the exterior of the beautiful colonial building. At first glance, the exhibits look quite pretty. However when you think carefully you realise that while the exhibits are certainly not world - class, neither are they historically or culturally significant even at the south east Asian region. Considering the low ticket admission though, it... More 

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KL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The museum is small and the exhibits is mainly on the ground floor. Inside consist of a few animals skeleton (elephant, snake, etc). stuff animals, early inhabitant and their houses, tools and so on. On the upper floor (must taken off shoe) the staircase is at the back. Nothing worth to see till I also dont remember what I saw.... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

With MyKad, you'll be charge with RM2/pax and if foreigner it cost RM5/pax. There's a corner with animal replica, Malaysia culture (celebrations, wedding) and on the upstairs on the Aborigine (orang Asli) history. We completed the whole tour in less than an hour. And the place is not a cold. Don't think of going in and enjoy the air-con!

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Thank YokeLi
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The architecture is beautiful but this museum is too small to explore Perak's culture and history. Need some refurbishment and maintenance. But from outside, the building looks great and has it own identity.

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Thank munchkin_totoro
Ipoh, Malaysia
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Didn't go inside during this visited, although ticket are cheap. Just to recall my memory, my past. My first time visiting this museum are 30+ years ago, long enough.

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Thank hckok77
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

Not really big but due to its ticket price, at least won't feel not worth it. It also covered few area of the history and past event without detailed explanation.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

A decent local museum on a small town. Nothing mush to expect. Need an improvement to attract more visitor

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