Camera Museum
Muzium Kamera
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Camera Museum is located in central George Town, Penang
Camera Museum
Location within George Town's UNESCO World Heritage Site (purple)
Established31 August 2013[1]
LocationGeorge Town, Penang, Malaysia
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
TypeMuseum
Websitewww.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

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

The museum is housed in a two-story shop house building with a total floor area of 325 m2, which is divided into Dark Room, Obscura Room and Pinhole Room.[7] It also features a cafe and souvenir shop.[2]

Exhibition

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

Events

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

See also

References

  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. Archived from the original on 6 April 2014. 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!". Archived from the original on 9 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014.