Penang Toy Museum - The Review


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Hello there fellow Planeteers and Cybertronians,

Welcome back to The Planet's Journal, and continue with our tour of Penang, the Pearl of the Orient, we will pay a visit to what is touted by the Malaysia Book of Records as the LARGEST and COSTLIEST Toy Museum in the world!
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Now that's a huge claim, if you ask me. But once you are inside this particular establishment, you'll to believe that claim, and here's why...
Power Rangers/ Super Sentai
Power Rangers/ Super Sentai
More Rangers
More Rangers
The museum consists of a whopping 120,000 toys and figures, of all shapes and sizes, for both the young and adult collectors.
Vintage wrestling figures from WWE/F and the now defunct WCW
Vintage wrestling figures from WWE/F and the now defunct WCW
Chinese Pop Icons and Mr. Bean
Chinese Pop Icons and Mr. Bean
There are also numerous statues of characters from various Hollywood Blockbuster movies, computer games, comics and TV series.
Pirates of the Carribean
Pirates of the Carribean
Supermen... loads of them...
Supermen... loads of them...
According to the owner, Mr. Loh Lean Cheng, based on my short conversation with him, whatever that visitors see inside the establishment, those are only 70% of what he has, and there are still 30% more waiting to be shifted in, mostly due to the lack of space.
Wild Wild West and some 60's and 70's comic characters
Wild Wild West and some 60's and 70's comic characters
Biker Mice from Mars
Biker Mice from Mars
He was inspired to start collecting toys after he visited a particular Toy Museum in the UK, fast forward 40 years later, the existence of this fantastic Toy Museum.
Voltron
Voltron
Characters from Marvel Comics
Characters from Marvel Comics
There are rows and rows of racks, consisting various toys and figurines you can think of: ranging from classic favorites such as G.I. Joes, Action Man, Star Wars, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe & Transformers, to the more recent Ben 10, Spongebob Squarepants and various anime/ Japanese-exclusive character figures.
Street Fighters
Street Fighters
War Planes
War Planes
On the side of the rooms, there are numerous statues of various characters from movies and games, some are 1:1 scale, while some are obviously way bigger.
Transformers, my most favorite of all...
Transformers, my most favorite of all...
More Transformers
More Transformers
M.A.S.K.
M.A.S.K.
The statues, mostly acquired directly from Hollywood ranges from movie characters such as King Kong, various characters from the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars...
Spidey and Batty, featuring Astro Boy
Spidey and Batty, featuring Astro Boy
Superman and King Kong
Superman and King Kong
... to characters from animated features such as Pixar's Wall-E, Monster's Inc...
Wall-E
Wall-E
... to comic-based movie characters such as Batman, Jokers, Captain America, Superman, Hulk etc...
Hulk
Hulk
Iron Man
Iron Man
... to games and cartoon characters such as Optimus Prime, Gundam robots, Zelda, Lara Croft and many more.
Gundams
Gundams
Girls, sweat not, you are not forgotten, there loads of girl toys available throughout the museum ranging from dolls, Pullips, Barbies, plushies, you name them, they got them.
Dolls
Dolls
More Dolls
More Dolls
Goodness gracious, there are even more of them!!!
Goodness gracious, there are even more of them!!!
Sailormoon -- the original Girl Power
Sailormoon -- the original Girl Power
Star Wars fans rejoice, there are at least 20 racks-full dedicated solely to the franchise.
Star Wars are going to go crazy... there are so many racks full of cabinets, dedicated to Star Wars alone!!!
Star Wars are going to go crazy... there are so many racks full of cabinets, dedicated to Star Wars alone!!!
More Star Wars
More Star Wars
Need I say more?
Need I say more?
You will most likely find the stuffs that clicks with you there, and if you can't find them there, chances are you won't find them anywhere else.
Matrix
Matrix
Characters from various animes and Kamen Riders...
Characters from various animes and Kamen Riders...
Trekkies fans rejoice!!! You are not forgotten...
Trekkies fans rejoice!!! You are not forgotten...
Spawns
Spawns
Located, in Teluk Bahang (beside the SJK (C) Eok Hua school), the museum is about half an hour's drive from Georgetown and it is opened daily.
Japan's various Super Robots & Metal Robos
Japan's various Super Robots & Metal Robos
Monsters and even, X-Files!!!
Monsters and even, X-Files!!!
The best part, you can take all the photos you want in there.
Malaysia Book of Records
Malaysia Book of Records
TOY MUSEUM
Address:
1370, MK 2, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Penang
Entrance: Adult RM 15, Child RM10
Open everyday from 9.00am to 6.00pm
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