Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Penang War Museum - Release 223

Penang War Museum

Penang War Museum.

Located on Batu Maung Hill, this museum is built around the remnant of an old British fort. The 20 acre War Museum takes the visitors on a journey to the past during WW2, to observe the lifestyle of a typical soldier and his Asian counterparts.The museum contains several installations above and below ground where old war relics including pillboxes, cannons, armaments, uniforms and cooking equipment are stored. Visitors can weave through a complex to view barracks, old cookhouses, lock-up, tunnels and ventilation shafts. There is also an interactive firing range where visitors can try their hand at the target practice.

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