Han Chin Pet Soo

Local nameHan Chin Pet Soo
LocationIpoh, Malaysia

Han Chin Pet Soo is Malaysia's first Hakka tin mining museum managed by Ipoh World Sdn. Bhd. Located on the edge of Ipoh's Old Town, close to the Kinta River. Within walking distance of the well-known Panglima Lane, it is the #1 attraction in Ipoh on TripAdvisor.Originally the home of the Hakka Tin Miners Club, founded in 1893. The building was rebuilt in 1929 to replace the earlier double-storey club house on the same site. This unique museum encompasses approximately 5000 square feet over three floors. On display are artifacts, collectibles, ephemeras and also photographs from the 19th and 20th century. True to life murals painted by local students of the Perak Institute of Art provides the experience of a tin mine.

Opening in February 2015, the museum attracted more than 6000 visitors in the first six months and is steadily increasing. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday but visitors are required to make bookings online or in person prior to their visit.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_Chin_Pet_Soo

Coordinates 4°35'46.596" N 101°4'44.838" E

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