Click On Picture
WAR MUSEUM PENANG
Military Fortress On Top Of a Hill
Located south-east of PenangIsland is the mighty military fortress built in 1930’s by the British to protect the island from enemies. Situated on 20 acres of land, it is an integrated fortress constructed on what is now called Bukit Batu Maung. The British Royal Engineers and a work force comprises of local labourers blasted and dug into the hill to create a fort with underground military tunnels, intelligence and logistic center, halls, offices, ventilation shafts, canon firing bays, sleeping quarters, cook houses as well as medical infirmary.
The Fort Comes Alive
Relive an exciting adventure of the battle history, events and significant moments in Malaya during World War 2 and the life of British soldiers at Penang’s largest preserved fortress. Come face to face with the largest military operations complex in Malaysia, the base of the regiment or departmental corps where servicemen were trained. The war museum is about education, relic admiration and experiencing events of war. Whether you area visitor from overseas or a local resident, a soldier or a lay person, you will find something that will interest you: history, culture, military gadgets, artefacts and relics or the mere beauty of the fortress.
Relax and Unwind
After the tiring yet thrilling visit, take a rest at the seating area where the view is magnificent. Enjoy the existence of the many plants and animal life, fresh air and tranquil surrounding… there is a lot to discover and much to be hold.
- Night tour mystic adventure
- WW2 trench and jungle tracking- 100feet tunnel explore and submarine bay
- Dormitory / camp stay Team building
- Future activities and projectCare for Nature
Protecting Our Living ResourcesBe Friendly To the Museum
-take nothing but photographs-leave nothing but footprints
-do not bring pets, radio or bicycles into the museum
-do not smoke
-keep to dedicated walking paths
-dress in light clothing
-put on comfortable walking shoes
-wear a hat in non-bright colour
-bring binoculars, insect repellent, notebook and pen
WarMuseum shall not in any way be liable for any personal injury, loss or damage arising within its premises. Any first aid or medical treatment provided by war museum at its expense shall be discretionary and on a compassionate basis only. In no event shall the provision of such aid or medical treatment tantamount to an admission of liability by war museum for any injury sustained…
6 bulan yang lalu