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Penang Forestry Museum-1983



Postal Address:
Telok Bahang,
11050 Pulau Pinang.
Telephone: 04-811280
Opening Hours: Daily 09.00 to 17.00 hrs.



COLLECTION/DISPLAY:

Serene Pathway , sparkling brook, and exquisite beauty natural beauty distinguishes the Forestry Museum in Penang than other numerous fascinating destinations of Penang. Forestry Museum in Penang built on a vast 247-acre park displays various original native species of flora and fauna, as well as insects, lizards, and snakes.

Providing guidance to visitors to understand the contribution of forestry Guiding visitors to identify the role of forest Educating the visitors regarding functions and contributions of forestry through the display exhibits.Serving as a source of reference in science, history and art, for school children and students of higher learning Promoting awareness for appreciating and making effort to conserve forests. no admission charges

Feature of Forestry Museum in Penang: Forestry Museum in Penang is located on an area of 700 sq. meters and its construction started on 1976 and it opened to the public on 5 May 1983. Located on the northwest coast, the 100-acre beautifully landscaped park in Forestry Museum in Penang is the home of numerous flowering plants, ferns, insects, birds, butterflies, snakes and lizards and comprises of a number of freshwater pools, footpaths, rest shelters and a children's playground.

Forestry Museum in Penang has a vast collection of tropical timbers and their products. Forestry Museum in Penang is segmented into FORESTRY DIORAMA, SILVICULTURE, ETHNOBOTANY EXHIBIT PANELS TALL, ENTOMOLOGY SECTION, FOREST PRODUCE and WOOD PROCESSING. The objective of the Forestry Museum in Penang comprises of the following.

Services: Guided tour (by appointment), audio visuals.

Facilities in the Museum:SHOP MEALS/SNACKS/DRINKS CAR PARK

Admision: Adult 0.50, children 0.20, group (more than 15 persons) 0.30.



Distance from Georgetown: 15 km.

Location: Situated in the Recreation Park.

How to Reach there: TRANSPORT Georgetown - Telok Bahang bus No. 93, Telok Bahang to Forestry Park bus No. 76 and Taxi.

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Near By:

Komtar Bus Terminal-13.0 km
Hutton Lodge-12.9 km
Vintage Bulgaria Restaurant-8.5 km
Miraku Hotel Jap Food-10.3 km
Japanese Restaurant - Tonki Bento, Penang-10.5 km
Annalakshmi Vegetarian Restaurant-11.1 km
Island Park Restaurant-11.0 km
Jemputree Restaurant-11.6 km