Top museums to visit in Penang!
Penang has a rich culture and heritage, and what better way to learn about the roots of Penang by visiting their museums? It is always nice to spend some time learning about the history of a country and gain a better understanding of it. There are many museums to visit in Penang, and here are some of the top museums in Penang, and they are certainly worth a visit!
- Wonderfood Museum – opened in 2015, this is the first of its kind museum in Penang. Wonderfood Museum showcases many local dishes like laksa, nasi lemak, satay etc, basically it features some of the the best-known, top popularity local cuisines! And they are definitely Instagram worthy! Just by looking at the gigantic realistic replicas of the different Malaysian foods, is enough to make you salivate! Showcasing more that hundred different kinds of food, you can certainly learn alot about the Malaysian’s food culture!
- Ghost Museum – if you love some horror, then this is the perfect museum for you! Definitely one of the must-go-to museums in Penang for fans of horror, and you will be in for some ‘lovely’ surprises! Get ready for some scaring by Chinese ghost, headless poltergeist, bloody zombie, Sadako etc! It actually gives you the feel of being part of a horror movie set! How exciting is that?
- Upside Down Museum – as the name suggests, everything here will look as though it is upside down! Located in Kimberly Street, Georgetown, Penang, this interactive museum will bring you into another world, where everything seems topsy turvy. Each room provides you with an unforgettable experience like stepping into an upside-down bathroom, kitchen, living room or bedroom. Snap cool pictures of you ’floating’ in the air or even do a handstand upside down! It will be so much fun!
These are just some of the top museums in Penang! Check out other unique, interactive museums here! Such as the 3D Trick Art Museum, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and Toy Museum Heritage Garden which are all so interesting! You should definitely visit them when you are in Penang!
Here are some popular museums in Penang
Penang Ghost Museum
Penang Peranakan Mansion
Penang 3D Trick Art Museum
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