HERITAGE NEWS

  • 22 Hale Street

    22 Hale Street

    Located in the heart of Old Town, 22 Hale Street, a project initiated by Puan Sri Dato’ Sandra Lee Wei Feng, is an upcoming heritage gallery that aims to tell the story of Ip...read more

  • Living Museum Close to Completion

    Living Museum Close To Completion

    Restoration and relocation of the 107-year-old Kampung Teluk Memali Mosque, which was featured in Ipoh Echo Issue 244, are now abo...read more

  • Cheong Lee Hup Kee Tinsmith

    Cheong Lee Hup Kee Tinsmith

    Being involved in tin mining at the age of 15, Wong Kong Sing has now taken over the business from his father. This family business, which is now in its third generation, was begun...read more

  • A Living Museum

    A Living Museum

    Located in Kampung Gajah, the 106-year-old Kampung Teluk Memali Mosque is reputed to be the oldest building in the village. Before being converted into a mosque in 1910 it was a no...read more

  • ipohWorld Marches on

    IpohWorld Marches On

    Treacher Street (Jalan Bijeh Timah) took on a 1930’s ambience recently. With its human-powered vintage vehicles, ipohWorld became the focus of the celebratory parade held in ...read more

  • Double Joy for Ho Yan Hor

    Double Joy For Ho Yan Hor

      It was double the happiness for Ho Yan Hor, the first and longest-standing product from Hovid Berhad, as it celebrated the official launch of its museum as well as the 75-y...read more

  • Museum Recaptures Spirit of Late Entrepreneur

    Museum Recaptures Spirit Of Late Entrepreneur

    The inspirational story of the late Dr Ho Kai Cheong unfolds like a good book at the pre-war heritage building along Jalan Bijeh T...read more

  • Keeping Malay Heritage Alive

    Keeping Malay Heritage Alive

    With its objectives to educate the public on the importance of keeping Malay heritage alive, Perak State Public Library held a talk about preserving Nadir books and Malay Manuscrip...read more

  • International Museum Day 2015

    International Museum Day 2015

    International Museum Day was founded in 1997 by the International Council of Museums. The aim is to increase public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. ...read more

  • House that Foo Choong Yit Built

    House That Foo Choong Yit Built

    In the early 1950s, it was customary for those living in Menglembu who owned a car, to take a drive to Ipoh after dinner. Tambun R...read more

  • Taiping's Old Museum House

    Taiping's Old Museum House

    About 40 heritage lovers joined in the Taiping Heritage Society’s visit to the Old House Museum, located at Market Square recently. The facility is along Jalan Taming Sari ne...read more

  • Perak Man Returns to Lenggong

    Perak Man Returns To Lenggong

    The country’s oldest prehistoric man uncovered 24 years ago, Perak Man, finally returns home to Lenggong Valley, and was opened for public viewing effective Saturday, Februar...read more