Penang War Museum was basically a fort which was built by the British in the 1930s. At present, this fort has been transformed into a museum which was opened for the public in 2002. This structure has been tagged as Southeast Asia’s largest war museum. Penang War Museum is also known as Muzium Perang Pulau Pinang. The beauty of this place is the presence of historical artifacts like cannons and underground military tunnels.
Location: The Penang War Museum is situated in Bukit Batu Maung.
Highlights: The Penang War Museum has ammunition bunkers which are located nine meters below the surface. There are some tunnels which lead to the sea. The tourists can also check out gun emplacements, cookhouses and other interesting structures.
Best Time: The museum is open for the public on all days from 09:00 – 19:00.
Price: The entrance fee is RM15 for Malaysians and RM30 (USD9) for foreigners.