Speciality Museums in Ipoh

Top Speciality Museums in Ipoh, Malaysia

Speciality Museums in Ipoh

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  • Brian C
    Petaling Jaya, Malaysia8 contributions
    This is a free self-guided small museum. Pre-booking is recommended because the venue cannot accommodate many people at one time.

    It is an interesting museum about the birth and growth of Ho Yan Hor as a herbal tea brand. Most of the exhibits and explanations are via posters. It would be more interesting if the operator had displayed more of actual items used in those years, or if there were explanations on some of the exhibits.

    At the end of the visit, there is tasting of the various herbal teas.

    The staffs are friendly.
    Written 13 August 2022
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  • John
    Belper, UK199 contributions
    Only looked on the bottom but was excellent craftsmanship made of salt dough,chatted to a nice gentlemen
    Written 16 March 2020
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  • Zaimi J
    Moncton, Canada11 contributions
    I got lost trying to locate this spot. This gallery is located at the basement of the Xcess bookstore. The way to the basement is interestingly designed. Not much stuff about Yasmin but enough to get the feeling of her inner self attributes
    Written 10 June 2022
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  • pianocello
    Shah Alam, Malaysia1,178 contributions
    This museum is best for Malaysians and Singaporeans aged 30 years and above as it can fill one with nostalgia. I do however think it needs some maintenance as some parts were dusty and a few rooms were stuffy with no fans.
    Written 10 July 2022
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  • Cedric Å
    Stockholm, Sweden98 contributions
    Really nice geology museum. It covers everything related to geology in a clear, informative and interesting way. I'm not directly into geology but found it very interesting. Very modern and well kept feeling. It is small, but not as small as expected. And it's free!
    Written 16 November 2019
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  • Gary D
    Busselton, Australia607 contributions
    Relocated recently from Concubine Lane to on top of Time Tunnel in Jalan Panglima, Ipoh Old Town.
    This is Elvin's personal collection of Cars, Planes, Models; proudly displayed with lots of photo's, history and articles. He is wealth of knowledge on his collection, which has grown since our first visit here in Feb 17.
    Very moderately priced, and for all collectors this is something to aspire to!!
    See you soon
    Written 3 February 2019
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  • Cedric Å
    Stockholm, Sweden98 contributions
    I stumbles upon this museum when doing the heritage walk. The building itself is very well kept and the staff was very friendly. Nothing wrong. Just a bit, well, boring. You get to see equipment used in tin mining and learn about some of the historical buildings in Ipoh. Not all information was translated to English. There's no reason to not drop in if you happen to go by past it. But also no reason to make a plan to get out there. It is free!
    Written 17 November 2019
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  • jeff1955malaysia
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,930 contributions
    it is an old colonial buidling and it is very well maintained on the outside. it was built sometime around 1908. i believe it might be owned by a tin miner. on the 1st floor is Arlene House but not sure what it is.
    Written 30 June 2018
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  • Travelbug880
    Los Angeles, CA221 contributions
    The manager of the coffee shop next door (Sedap) is also a manger at this museum. As his english is fluent, he gave a most interesting rendition of the story of Concubine Lane. (As a matter of fact if he is not on the premises, go to the coffee shop and see if he is around.). This is the kind of place you take your time visiting.

    There is no elevator in this several story high building. As you walk up the stairs to the museum your senses will be inundated with plenty of wall/street art that's worth looking at. Once you get to the museum floor there is a care taker who does not speak english. The museum is set up as a iconic early 20th century concubine apartment. Fascinating collection of furniture, decorative accessories and kitchen items.
    Written 19 April 2019
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