CULTURE & HERITAGE
MUSEUMS & ART GALLERIES

With such a rich heritage past to draw from, Penang has no shortage of museums. Learn about the fascinating history that formed Penang’s diverse cultural landscape today. Apart from museums in the traditional sense, Penang is also dotted with well-preserved heritage residences and clan houses that are historical gems in their own right.

Although Penang is famed for its street art, there is definitely more to the state’s art scene than that. Peep into the many art galleries that populate Penang and be surprised by the thriving scene inspired by life in Pearl of the Orient.

All this variety packed into a little state makes it extremely easy to get from one attraction to another by foot or bicycle.