it does not cost you anything, is a great (not busy) attraction to visit and the caretaker is great for a chat in regard to history in Malacca.
From the outside, it is easy to miss this place. It opens at 11am and a wonderful man who goes by the name of Mr.Goh has given us a very nice tour around this ancient building which has been painstakingly restored. This place is recommended for everybody who is a Malaysian (and non-Malaysians too!). Its hard for us kids to... More
My friend and I happened upon this house while wandering through Melaka and decided to go in because I'd read something about it. There is no entrance fee and the staff is extremely welcoming and eager to share their story. One of them sat with us in the courtyard to tell us stories about the history of Melaka and the... More
Most of Melaka, although nice and atmospheric, lacks true heritage buildings that are not exploited for pure commercial purposes. 8 Heerenstreet has done a very credible job at restoring a former Dutch shop in its original state, and the staff is enthusiastically sharing information. Would be great to see a nice exhibition about the colourful history of Malacca in there.... More
The owner of Heerenhuys, the hotel where we stayed, recommended this museum. It is a shop house in Chinatown that has been meticulously restored. When we walked in, our guide gave us a short history of the house. We asked questions about the Dutch history of Melacca, and he explained in more detail about the colonial heritage. In each room... More
Curious about this attraction by the positive reviews we decided to take a look at this shophouse. The house itself is indeed rather small, but beautifully restored in its original state. The staff was really enthusiastic and told all ins and outs of the conservation of this shophouse. A private lecture about the history of Melaka. We keep good memories... More
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