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i paid RM15 to get into this museum, but i felt like i could learn more about Cheng Ho in my Chinese history lesson than this place. There were lots of exhibits, but they didn't come in a coherent theme. This museum is about Cheng...More
This museum showcases the exploits of the Chinese naval expeditions in 1400-1500 and the importance of Melaka as a port in the strait. After watching a short movie in the theatre we were left to wander through the museum to see the artifacts. Lots of...More
A lot of information and displays in this museum, but the air conditioners need to be turned on to provide ventilation to the visitors.
1. This is a ticket-entry museum. Locals and international visitors are charged differently. Locals need to show the IC to get...More
Was at the museum today. Tucked at the edge of Jonker street, entrance painted red, can’t miss it. A treasure filled with artifacts and models of the travels of Zheng He or Cheng Ho a moslem Chinese who led the Chinese navy more massive than...More
This museum is informative and puts into perspective the seven voyages of Admiral Cheng Ho of the Ming Dynasty. The tour starts with a film chronologizing his voyages, You are then left to explore the two floors filled with antiques, porcelain pots, artifacts, documents, maps...More
Cheng Ho was a chinese Ming Dynasty admiral who visited Melaka while en route to the Western Ocean from 1405-1433. The museum showcases many evidence of cultural exchange between the local ethnic and the Chinese, among others, treasure ships, tea houses and other navigation instruments....More
Wow - how informative and eye opening as to how the Chinese were far more advanced than anyone else in terms of colonialist expansion. Traveling with a fleet of tens of thousands of people required significant logistical planning - food alone (growing vegetables/fruits on board...More
I think the museum seems to be due for a re-work. It is informative. It will also be more helpful if the walking flow can be better to narrate the historical events better. My kids did enjoy the museum in general.
One of the most typical museums of Malacca. Chinese Admiral Cheng Ho is central to the history of the city. This old-fashioned museum is an indispensable halt in the heart of the historical city. A rich collection of items nicely supplements the captivating texts and...More