A heritage building at No 57 Macalister Road has been turned into a branch of the Penang state Museum at the end of year 2011.
This over 100 years building was first used as the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in 5th Feb 1912. At year 1942, it was used as communication centre and military hospital for Japanese armies.
When the war ended, this building still constructed for the maternity hospital until the hospital moved to its present premises on Jalan Residensi.
Between 1955 and 1980’s, the building was occupied by various organization including the St. John Ambulance, the Red Crescent Society, other non-profit organization and NGOs. Penang Municipal Council take over this building when the NGOs have moved to Kompleks Masyrakat Penyayang at Jalan Utama.
Open: Monday- Friday 8am-5pm
Close: Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Add: 57, Macalister Road 10400 Penang