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Penang War Museum



Postal Address:
No Lot 1350 Mukim 12,
Batu Maung Daerah Barat Daya
11960 Pulau Pinang.
Opening Hours: 9.00am to 6.00pm daily



The Penang War Museum vividly depicts the saga of tragedy and distress that engulfed Malaysia during the Second World War. Penang along with the rest of Malaysia faced the torment of losing countless lives, tearing families apart, scarcity of food and the turmoil that ravaged the entire nation.Penang War Museum recapitulates the war time stories for its visitors but all with a definite purpose.

Penang War Museum was established with the very aim of supporting the study and tracing the history of modern war and making a sincere effort to evaluate and analyze the effect of war on human life and on the progress of a nation.

Features of Penang War Museum: Penang War Museum is located at the fort in Bukit Maung and this fort was constructed in 19.30 to protect the island of Penang from the enemy. The fort provides an excellent ambience for the War Museum and to enhance the realistic ambience the museum authority is planning to arrange war games where opponent teams will be equipped with paint gun to shoot paint balls at their enemies while aiming to steal their flags.

The Penang War Museum is planning to host exhibitions and information on naval warfare in the near future. Photography is strictly prohibited at the Penang War Museum and it is open on all days of the week from 9 am to 7 pm. Penang War Museum is located at Mukim 12, Batu Maung, Daerah Barat Daya, 11960 Pulau Pinang and the admission charges for adults are RM15 and RM7.50 for kids.




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Near By:

War bunker near penang airport-3.3 km
near hotel equatorial- 6.1 km
Bukit Jambul Hiking Trail near Equatorial Hotel-6.6 km