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Kinta Tin Mining Gravel Pump Museum

Kinta Tin Mining (Gravel Pump) Museum, a fairly new attraction in Kampar, was unfortunately closed for the day when I was in town recently. Located along Jalan Batu Karang just at the junction to Bandar Baru Kampar (Kampar New Town), it is difficult to miss. Visitors to the museum can retrace the tin mining history in ... continue reading »

Palong Tin Museum

Mar 4, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Palong Tin Museum

Palong Tin Museum, located just next to the tin mine palong along Kinta River, opposite Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites in Ipoh, is owned and managed by Morubina Sdn. Bhd., the proprietors of the hotel. It is a mini museum and the set up is modest. Even though there aren't many exhibits yet, as it ... continue reading »

Tin Mine Palong, Kinta River

Aug 17, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
Kinta Riverfront palong

As part of Morubina Group's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, a life-size tin mining palong was unveiled a month ago. The company, that is striving to liven Kinta River, which is fronted by their Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites, also plans to build a tin mining museum-cum-workshop next to the palong. It cost RM500,000 to ... continue reading »

Muzium Gopeng In Perak

Apr 30, 2011 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Samsung ST600
Muzium Gopeng in Perak

Gopeng is a small town about 25 minutes' drive from Ipoh. Although small, did you know that Gopeng was developed at a faster pace than Ipoh, now the capital city of the state of Perak, thanks to large and rich tin deposits? Many tin mining companies, including those owned by the British, found their "pot ... continue reading »

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