Penang House of Music, George Town

4.8
Learn about the melting pot of cultural influences that have shaped the island's musical heritage at Penang House of Music. The highly interactive displays allow you to fully immerse yourself in the world of sounds. Browse through a growing vinyl collection, newspaper clippings, audio and video interviews at the resource center. Check out the recreated old radio booth, catch an old movie at the vintage cinema room, or grab an instrument and take part in the afternoon jam session at the concert venue. See Penang House of Music and all George Town has to offer by arranging your trip with our George Town trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Such a cool place. Very interesting to be able to learn about the history of music in Penang and to see all the cool stuff they have here including old radios and record players. Also love the...  more »
  • I came to Penang House of Music by accident but i had the most memorable time here. The local tour guide was very nice and gave me a lot of information about Penang.  more »
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  • Very impressive museum with a free guided tour included in each ticket, even though I was just one person. The guide was very surprised when I told her I wasn't a musician and to be honest despite being very well done, there was less interest here for someone like me who's not super into music and instruments. But I'm still giving it 5 stars because it was a very high quality experience all around.
  • The best possible museum experience. It's interactive and interesting, you can try all the instruments, listen for all the music they tell you about. It has even a little library with all the resources about the Penang music. Also, guide was very vivid and charismatic, told us everything and even sang us a part of Chinese opera. A must go if you re interested in music at least a little bit.

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