Sungai Lembing Museum

The famed Sunrise in Sungai Lembing
Sungai Lembing Sunrise , Bukit Panorama


The Museum of Sungai Lembing built by the Museums and Antiquities Department with the objectives of propagating the information and exhibiting the proofs of its’ history as well as Pahang. The town of Sungai Lembing lies 42 kilometers from Kuantan town with the well-built road system. Visitors will be entertained with the spectacular knowledge on the subterranean tin mining, which was once acknowledged as the largest subterranean mine in the world.

Historically, Sungai Lembing was a rich and famous town, as the main producer of tin and coal in Pahang. It was called as the East El-Dorado in Tanah Melayu as situated a Village of the English community here. The history of tin mining here is believably started since the prehistorically period and was intensively managed by a British company, the Pahang Consolidated Company Limited (PCCL), started from 1906 till it’s liquidation on 1986.

Hotels in Sungai Lembing

The great news is, there are plenty of attractions and hotels at Sungai Lembing. You may want to extend your stay at least one night here.


  • PCCL
  • Geomorphology
  • Equipment & Attire
  • External Exhibition
  • External Exhibition (Car)
  • Mining Memoir
  • Mining Diorama
  • Mining Economics
  • Mining Arcade
  • ‘Wakaf’


Restaurant (opposite the Sungai Lembing Museum – Tapis Resort)

Free Car park

Public transportation like bus and taxis from Kuantan to Sungai Lembing


How To Get There

By Road , it is around 1 hour drive from Kuantan

Served by bus (Seng Heng Company)

Served by taxi

Sungai Lembing Museum Ticket Price

RM 2.00 Malaysian Adult with MyKad

RM 1.00 per person – OKU and Senior Citizens

Free Admission – Children 12 and below

Free admission Student with school uniform
RM 2.00 High school student without uniform

RM 5.00 Non Malaysian citizens

RM 2.00 Non Malaysian Children aged from 6 -12

Free        Non Malaysia 6 and younger



Opens daily except first Monday of the Month

Daily : 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Closed : First day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Hari Raya Aidiladha

Address & Contact Information


Sg. Lembing
26200 Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur
Tel : 609-541 2378
Fax: 609-541 2377
E-mail :
Website :


Sg Lembing Town