Penang Owl Museum Bukit Bendera Free Entry For Kids
Penang Owl Museum – Malaysia’s first Owl Museum at Bukit Bendera, Penang, is popular during the school holidays.
Owls are active nocturnal birds of prey.
They have a large, broad head, huge eyes and hunt small mammals, insects, and other birds.
With binocular vision, binaural hearing, sharp talons, these swift birds are silent in flight.
The fascinating world of owls still draws cheerful resounding hoots from visitors.
The museum is at the lowest level of the three-story Cliff Cafe complex.
Wonderful World of Owls – Penang Owl Museum
The Owl Museum is an excellent place for children to discover the wonderful world of owls.
The owls in the collection are made from a wide variety of materials.
- recycled materials
Common species of owl found in this region are provided in the series of framed interactive info—panels which flip-open or swing to reveal more details about owls.
There are 17 species of an owl in Malaysia, out of some 200 species worldwide.
Most Malaysian who lives in the city has never seen a live owl in their lifetime!
Penang Owl Museum Inspired Exhibits
According to the museum, some exhibits are between 20-30 years old.
Around one thousand owl-inspired items on display. These items originate from over 20 countries, including Japan, South Korea, Uruguay, China, Vietnam, Thailand, England, Indonesia, and France.
It represents the owls in the form of paintings, sculptures, carvings, and even tapestries throughout history at the museum.
Penang Owl Museum – Owl-inspired Souvenirs
The museum ends at the gift shop, where you can buy various owl-inspired souvenirs. There are mementoes such as owl replicas, soft toys, bags, t-shirts, and even accessories!
Owl Museum has almost everything owl except perhaps a live owl. Well, for an overload of cuteness, check out the Teddy Museum here. If you’re interested in visiting, there are 4 Owl Museums in the world.