Camera Museum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Camera Museum
Malay : Muzium Kamera
Tamil : நிழற்படக் கருவி அருங்காட்சியகம்
Camera Museum.JPG
Camera Museum is located in central George Town, Penang
Camera Museum
Location within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site (purple)
General information
TypeMuseum
Address49 Muntri Street, 10200 George Town, Penang
Town or cityGeorge Town, Penang
CountryMalaysia
Coordinates5°25′12″N 100°20′09″E / 5.41988°N 100.335733°E / 5.41988; 100.335733Coordinates: 5°25′12″N 100°20′09″E / 5.41988°N 100.335733°E / 5.41988; 100.335733
Opening31 August 2013[1]
Technical details
Floor area325 m2
Website
www.thecameramuseumpenang.com
TypeCultural
Criteriaii, iii, iv
Designated2008 (32nd session)
Reference no.1223
RegionAsia-Pacific

The Camera Museum (Malay: Muzium Kamera, Tamil : நிழற்படக் கருவி அருங்காட்சியகம்) is a museum in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.[2][3][4][5]

History[edit]

The museum started its operation on 31 August 2013 and was officiated on 9 October 2013 by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.[6]

Architecture[edit]

The museum is housed in a two-story shop house building, which is divided into Dark Room, Obscura Room and Pinhole Room,[7] it also features a cafe and souvenir shop.[2]

Exhibition[edit]

The museum displays up to 1,000 vintage cameras and accessories.

Events[edit]

The museum regularly holds exhibition and festival events every month.[8][9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Camera Museum Penang". The Camera Museum Penang.
  2. ^ a b "Camera Museum @ Penang, Malaysia". Always Travelicious !.
  3. ^ "The Camera Museum". Time Out Penang. 10 July 2014.
  4. ^ Asia Camera Museum. "Home".
  5. ^ "Snap up tickets to camera museum - Community - The Star Online".
  6. ^ "The 1st Camera Museum in Malaysia Opening in Penang!". Visitpenang.gov.my. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  7. ^ "The Camera Museum Penang". The Camera Museum Penang.
  8. ^ "The Camera Museum Penang". The Camera Museum Penang.
  9. ^ Administrator II. "The 1st Camera Museum in Malaysia Opening in Penang!".

External links[edit]