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Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
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The Peranakan Museum explores the culture of Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia. Installed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School, built in 1912, this intimate museum possesses one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan...more
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39 Armenian Street Peranakan Museum, Singapore 179941, Singapore
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All reviews unique culture guided tour armenian street local women straits chinese daily life singapore culture beautiful building interesting exhibits emerald hill great insight southeast asia on display interesting place worth a visit couple of hours entrance fee
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a weekend and joined one of the free highlight tours. Lots to see and a beautiful collection but really brought to life by Ian, our tour guide. He was brilliant! Well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SDM88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a museum devoted to Peranakan culture and all aspects of it. I liked the exhibits very much and the relaxing feel to the building. Very friendly staff. The exhibits focus on the customs and art of that ethnic group. Fascinating to be able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We had a most interesting afternoon going around the museum, learning about the history and cultural heritage of perankan culture. Such lovely and lively displays to show off such a great culture. A must visit for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angelinat202
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Disappointed this cost more than the fabulous Asian Civilisation Museum, but beside that, definitely worth a visit. Gorgeous old building and rickety floor boards! The staff were helpful and friendly. The actual displays were fabulous. My son learned a lot about funerals and weddings from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katea507
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great guided tours and exhibits, with an interesting look at the past and specific cultures of Singapore. The general halls are free for locals but otherwise at a small fee . Despite it being a Saturday, the place was pleasant and not overcrowded. Do visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank duology
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The museum is housed in a delightful historical building and building, entry is by a small fee. Inside the museum has a vast array of knowledge being shared on the well curated art, ceramics and furniture. Everything has been well preserved and maintained. The old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jhud69
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I had a few hours to kill in Singapore when I decided to visit this museum. It’s easy to find, despite the building works all around. The entrance is stunning , and the reception staff were welcoming. I enjoyed a glimpse into the various aspects...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lakshmi f
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice museum and excellent presentations on the origins and the ways of life of the people of Singapore. Great way to learn about the Peranakan and better understand why Singapore is such a cosmopolitan city! Worth a visit. Not too long and diverse presentations...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 500renaudm
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Well set out in lovely old building. Good, well organised displays with helpful explanations. Air conditioned. Low entrance fee. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Peranakan Museum is a must for all those who are interested in culture and history of Singapore. The museum is located in Armenian Street and is housed on three floors in a very beautiful building. The culture and heritage of the Peranakan people is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ChicagoJanice22
3 March 2018|
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Response from Groundnuts | Reviewed this property |
I’ve not seen NUS Baba house. I suggest guided would be better if u are not familiar with Asian culture.
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Vikings3746
8 November 2017|
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Response from cherietomkins | Reviewed this property |
There is a shop there but sorry didn't go in
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joycelkp
17 March 2017|
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Response from Rahneida | Reviewed this property |
10.00 sg
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