The Camera Museum is a museum in George Town, Penang, Malaysia.The museum was officiated and opened on 9 October 2013 by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.
The Camera Museum’s collection consist of Camera Obscura, Daguerreotype, Box Camera, Folding Camera, Large and Medium Format Camera, 35mm Camera, Single and Twin Lens Reflex, Point and Shoot o Instant and Digital Camera from the eighteenth century right up till present day from all over the world including, Britain, Europe, France, India
, Japan Russia and Thailand which made a complete camera evolution timeline for the exhibition.
Amidst the display, visitors will get the opportunity to handle actual antique cameras and the experience booth will allow them to feel the weight of the relics like the iconic Kodak Brownie, Rolleiflex and FoldingCamera in their very hands at the museum exhibition hall on second floor. Aspires to bring back the time through its exhibit captivating stories of how camera have transcended our human history since the fifteenth century, The Camera Museum believes that cameras need to be experienced.
International photography festival like Obscura Festival and environmental friendlyPinhole Camera Project workshop (for local High School youth) have been held at The CameraMuseum since the opening of the museum in June 2013. National Geographic Photographer,Maggie Steber has showcased her ‘Audacity of Beauty Captions ‘ at The Camera Museum’sgallery. One of the long running gallery programs is the monthly photography exhibition, featuringlocal and international award winning photography works giving the visitors excellent opportunitiesto participate in interesting photography programs and many more at the museum gallery.