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The Geologocal Museum, located at Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah in Ipoh was established in 1957. From it's humble beginnings, it now houses over 600 samples of minerals, all individually classified according to chemical content and structure.
The museum is well known for it's exhibition of tin ore, including the finest speciment of cassiterite in the world. Found within the museum are also many impressive collections of fossils, precious stones and rock specimens.
The museum is open to the public for visiting from 8.00 am to 4.15 pm for Monday through Friday, and 8.00 am to 12.45 pm on Saturday. It is closed to the public on Sunday.
Although the are no admission fees charged, one must obtain entry permission from the information counter first.