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Hidden in a historical building that is more than 130 years old, Made in Penang or fondly known as Penang Interactive Museum is the home to the longest stretch of interactive 3-dimensional (3D) murals of the island. Playing the theme  of Penang in the past, the museum is located right opposite Tanjung City Marina Pier, adjacent to Penang Ferry Terminal (Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda). 
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What to expect?  
The beginning as one enters into the museum, the journey takes you to visit small miniatures of bustling and hustling Penang port in the past, whereby all kind of activities took places along the busiest stretch. Also display are boxes of miniature people, highlighting the typical life of Penang folks in the past and the present e.g. a mobile barber trimming hair of a child, selling nasi lemak and playing marbles in kampung (village). 
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Expect you and family go home with a long list of pictures, taken as you interact with the images on the wall. Be one sucks a noodle from a bowl of prawn noodles to drawing henna or pulling out Penang ferry out of a glass bottle, everything is made possible with the trick of art.
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To the extend that one can belittled literally!
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Yes, the shades, lighting and contours create the mind trickery hence they are captured on photographs.
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There is a small note posted next to every large wall painting, indicating how to interactive and where is the best spot to capture so that the display would turn out to be expressed in 3 dimensional with you. Besides, there are a handful of kiosks that allow one to toy with.  
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Amazingly, Austin was rescued by Spiderman on the Victoria Clock Tower!
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Seriously, it was a fun outing with Austin, as he tried to interact with the wall paintings. In fact, he was mesmerized by the open and shut windows of the show while we were sitting down in the mini theater for the story of Penang – The Pearl of Orient. 
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If you’re planning for an appealing thing to do with kids on weekends, this is certainly a great option. For the folks that love to toy with camera, this is the best place for you. Even if you’re not, you can still be the models! Last but not least, you get an opportunity to have a cuppa with the current Penang Chief Minister – Mr Lim Guan Eng virtually. What an awesome experience for young kids and alike.

Operating hours: Daily 9am – 6pm
Admission fee: My Kad holder RM15 per person, Non MyKad holder RM30.

Address/Phone:
3 Weld Quay
10300 George Town, Penang
Phone: 04 262 6119


 

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