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The Camera Museum, George Town

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Discover the history of photography at The Camera Museum. Located in a two-story pre-war shop, the museum houses an extensive collection of cameras and artifacts related to the development of photography since the 19th century. Learn about the famous camera obscura, and hear more about its inventors, use, and developmental trajectory, as its principles have been reapplied in each new revolutionary object. With models from across the world, the museum tells the international story of the camera's development in displays of classic examples and audio-visual exhibits. Use our George Town driving holiday planner to arrange your visit to The Camera Museum and other attractions in George Town.
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  • you will not expect the huge collections that they have and an spend your time going thru the history of cameras 
    you will not expect the huge collections that they have and an spend your time going thru the history of cameras  more »
  • I agreed with the comment and title of the earlier writer... if you love camera and photography definitely you going to love this place... A walk into the historical life of camera .... 
    I agreed with the comment and title of the earlier writer... if you love camera and photography definitely you going to love this place... A walk into the historical life of camera ....  more »
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  • I am a photographer and I’ve been working with camera for more than three decades so a museum like this is very interesting for me and nostalgic as well. The owner has collect many items from every aspect of photography. I know this is not like Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography In Ebisu, Tokyo which I adore, a sanctuary to me. But here I can see and touch the equipments, cameras that I once used in my early days, the darkroom, it is not just a mock-up but a real and functioning darkroom. Ooh the friendly staff she knows all things exhibited and can give good explanation, so people that don’t know much about photography can learn something here.
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