The Gopeng heritage house is a small museum is perfect to discover Gopeng’s old past as a tin mining village. Very easy to find, just across the Gopeng roundabout!
Gopeng Heritage House
Address: 6 Jalan Sungai Itek, 31600 Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia
Open daily except Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 1:00 to 5:00 PM
Relive Gopeng’s old history in this small but enjoyable museum. The museum goes back to the time when Gopeng was known for the tin mining. They have a wide range of antique items that will make you feel like it’s year 1820. Here you will be able to walk through a part of Perak’s history.
Muzium Gopeng (Gopeng Museum)
Address: 28 Jalan Eu Kong, 31600 Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia
Open on Saturdays and Sundays only from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Free Admission. Museum guide for only MYR 10.
Tel.: +60 53597828, +60 175785185 or +60 165421287
In the town centre you can find beautiful mural paintings showing off the culture of the local people. Some of them are a girl with Rafflesia flower, orang asli house, food stall and auntie selling durians. It’s a great opportunity to have a walk around the town and explore what it is hiding! On the way you can grab some fresh coconut juice or ABC ice cream.
It is a very special tea plantation very different from regular tea plantations such as the one in Cameron Highlands. The plantation started more than 20year ago. There is a guided tour available but tickets need to be bought.
Most know for the Kellie’s Castle which was built by a Scottish planter who built it around 1915 to live in it with his wife and son. It’s a colonial style mansion with a fascinating history. Currently the ruins that are left are available to visit. Please note this attraction sells tickets.
The castle is situated on the way to Batu Gajah town at the Kinta Kellas Rubber Estate, about a 30-minute drive and 14 km south of Ipoh City.
Better known as the herbs park is located in a village called kampung Kepayang near jalan Simpang Pulai – Batu Gajah. It is a beautiful nature park host to more then five hundred plants species and is over 50 acres wide. Here you can learn more about these magnificent plants with a surprisingly vast range of medical properties.
Kinta Nature Park, visit this beautiful nature park which is the host to more than 120 different bird species. From domestic to migrating birds, wander through the park and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.