Resource Centre


For further information and enquiries, kindly contact Mr Muhammad Hafiz Zainula via phone 04-226 1462, 04-226 1461, fax 042261439 or email

Penang State Museum and Art Gallery resource centre located at No.57, Jalan Macalister, 10400 Penang, responsible in providing information by supply reference and reading materials. This service is provided exclusively for employees and for the public, especially students and researchers. Penang State Museum resource centre owns a variety of magazines and newspapers which are suitable to be used as additional reference. Staff are available to help locate relevant collections and materials, or to direct your question to the appropriate department. There is a collection of 20,000 which includes the following materials:

  1. Historical books
  2. Monographs
  3. Seminar / Paper / Conference / Symposium / Thesis
  4. Act
  5. Government Publications / Annual Report
  6. Newspaper cutting
  7. Serials
  8. Exhibition Catalogues
  9. Pamphlet files
  10. Artists' books

Apart from being a point of reference and information retrieval, the resource centre of Penang State Museum and Art Gallery also provides services such as photocopy service, sales of Museum and Art Gallery Publications (books, journal, VCD and DVD).

Operation hours: Monday to Friday from 8am until 5pm
(Closed on Weekends and Public Holidays)