It was built by Francis Light immediately after his landing on the island, with the present star-shaped structure completed in early 19th century.
It served as the administrative center of the island, housing the Supreme Court of Penang and later the Sikh Police force before its present role as a tourist attraction.
Visiting Hours: 9am - 6pm daily & Closed on Sunday
Tel: 604-261 0262 / 261 0263
Admission: Adult: RM3.00 & Children (below 12): RM2.00