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Address: | Level B3, Astaka Bukit Bendera, Penang Hill, Jalan Summit, George Town, Penang Island 11300, Malaysia
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Owl museum place at penang hill many attraction in there. Inside owl museum only have owl picture not the real owl .

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Leo H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owl museum place at penang hill many attraction in there. Inside owl museum only have owl picture not the real owl .

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

They named like museums,but not like museums .very small display for owl craft works. We spend less than 3min in this museums .

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Thank Tan S
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

At the entrance, you can hear owl sounds. I legitimately thought they housed owls in there, and that the 3D photo area was just the entrance. It is disappointing to say the least. A "museum" full of owl artworks that took me less than fifteen minutes to finish walking through. Well, it's good that there aren't any captive owls there... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Was expecting a 3d owls like some other alive museum as the signboard mention 3d owl museum. Even the counter said its 3d before paying rm12. It even claimed to have the malaysian book of records!.. upon entering yup the owls are "3d" because its a small model or sculpture... no 3d art like some alive museum... dont go.... some... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We went to this place with a 4 yr old. He loved the different types of owls shown. There was also lots of trivia about them. This place is located on top of Penang Hill. There is a small place that has soft toys for kids to play with and they can also learn how to draw and paint owls.... More 

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Thank errich
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

They named it a museum but it's more like a souvenir shop. What's special about this place is that you pay to enter a souvenir shop.

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Thank Johnnie N
Macau, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you like owls, this is the place that you cannot miss. It has a large collection of owl items. From painting, to sculptures and arts & crafts items, all things owl. Big and small, all sizes and all shapes and all materials.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Very boring, in and out in a couple of minutes. Our 3 year old found a couple of ornaments she thought were cute - held her attention for about 5 seconds! Would be great if there was some information about the exhibits.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Not worth the entrance fee. Had a laugh walking around though. Shelves of owls, some of which you could buy in town. I collect owls , and probably have more usual ones at home. There was a table where kids could paint an owl. You finish tour in the "ye olde" gift shop. Funny but not really worth it.

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Thank Caryl C
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Just a bunch of souvenir, trinkets and statues. Maybe I was careless not to check first but somehow I expected to see some owls. I'd be fine if the entrance fee wasnt RM12, just upstairs you can have a dinner for this price instead of a 2 minute walk through a trinket shop. Stay away from this tourist trap.

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