This significant landmark, Penang Museum & Art Gallery, listed in the Penang Heritage Trail, houses permanent exhibits including photographs, maps, antiques, furniture, documents, paintings and other relics showcasing Penang's culture and history. Exhibits and displays feature communities, customs, costumes and historic places such as the harbor, Fort Cornwallis, streets of Penang, municipal history, Penang riots, the Japanese occupation, houses of worship and traditional trades. Other exhibits in special rooms include painting collections of a few colonial artists, the Straits Chinese collections, hand-written Qurans and Malay weapons. Timings vary for the museum and the art gallery, so check website.
- Open Hours: Monday to Thursday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
- Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa