Avid photographers and those nostalgic about the past flock to Asia Camera Museum. Observe and touch more than a thousand vintage and modern cameras, most of them restored and functioning. Try some of the old-fashioned photography techniques and handle antique equipment. Acquaint yourself with the history of photography, developments in camera technologies, and the influence picture making continues to have on the world. Visit the fully functional dark room and develop your own photos the traditional way, and round of you visit by striking a pose and taking Polaroid snaps in fun costumes and backgrounds. To visit Asia Camera Museum on your trip to George Town, use our George Town online travel route planner.
Tours To Asia Camera Museum
Asia Camera Museum Admission Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $5
Duration: 30 to 60 minutes
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Duration: 1 to 3 days
Asia Camera Museum Reviews
What a great little museum! It is tiny, but packed with cameras and gadgets from the past. Our guide was super passionate about cameras and answered all of our questions wonderfully. I have never... more »
I spent a wonderous hour in this museum. Many of the cameras brought back happy memories. The guide, May, was very informative and friendly. Not on everyones list of must see places, but if you can... more »
Small Museum that showcased a lot of different type of photography equipment from the different eras. Despite being such a small museum, I have to say that they have a huge range of collection of equipment ranging from Twin-lens reflex camera, spy camera to the first ever DSLR camera. The museum also showcases the old photography shops that use in Penang. I was also very impressed with the staff on duty during my visit, she was very knowledgeable and willing to share her during the tour. If you are someone that is interested in photography and got time to spare, you can check this place out!
If you love camera and photography you should definitely go to the camera museum. You'll get a tour of the place and the museum has also old camera that is still working. There is tour in english, mandarin and Malay. Go back in time to understand how people in the old use the camera and they also have modern camera. They also some interesting camera 📸📹🎥
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