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Geological Museum building

GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Ipoh, Perak


GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM (1957)

SHOP LIBRARY MEALS/SNACKS/DRINKS CAR PARK

Director
Geological Survey Laboratory
Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
31400 Ipoh,
Perak.

TELEPHONE05-557644/557685

It is part of the Geological Survey Laboratory. Open: Daily 0800 to 1600 hrs. Closed Mon. - Thurs. 1230 to 1400, Fri. 1200 to 1445, Sat. from 1230, Sun. and public holidays.

Admission: Free

Distance from town centre: 5 km

How to get there:

TRANSPORT Taman Canning/Cempaka buses and Taxi.

COLLECTION/DISPLAY:

specimensEstablished in 1957, the Geological Museum in Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah in Ipoh, houses a collection of over 600 samples of minerals, classified according to chemical content and structure. The museum is well known for its exhibits of tin ore, including the best specimen of cassiterite in the world. There is also an impressive collection of fossils, precious stones and rock specimens.

Services:
Guided tour and lectures (by appointment), audio visuals and research facilities.


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