Science museum in Ipoh

Ipoh has been known to have a long history of traditions and culture. It has a prominent royal tradition and is known for its great food offerings.

Marvel at the Scientific exhibition

Forget about the exhibition of the rare antique pieces and traditional costumes in the museum. Instead, head over to geological museum located along Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah in Ipoh. The museum displays a wide range of minerals and ores samples that were once found in the state. Geologists who would like to find out more about tin mining industry in the state of Perak, this is the best place to start digging deeper into the history and the importance of such minerals to Perak.

History of the Science Museum

First opened its door in 1957, the museum is relatively famous among local folks for exhibiting some of the best cassiterite specimens in the world.

Besides that, you can also expect a full range collection of stones and rock specimens as well as fossils gathered and collected in the last few decades. On top of that, you will see samples collected from local grounds such as:

  1. Sulphur
  2. monazite
  3. alluvium
  4. gold
  5. corundum
  6. calcite
  7. coal
  8. galena
  9. iron
  10. tungsten
  11. hematite
  12. copper
  13. wolframite.

All you have to do is to get behind the wheel and start driving along North-South Expressway and exit at Ipoh Selatan Toll. The impressive museum is on your left as you drive along to the town.


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