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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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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