Established in 1957, the Geological Museum at Jalan Sultan Azian
Shah in lpoh houses a collection of over 600 samples of minerals,
classified according to chemical content and structure. The museum
is wellknown for its exhibition of tin ore, including the best specimen
of cassiterite in the world. There is also an impressive collection
of fossils, precious stones and rock specimens.
Visiting hours are from 8.00am to 4.15pm (Mon-Fri) and 8.00am to
12.45pm (Sat). Admission is free but visitors must obtain entry
permission from the information counter.