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Great for History Buffs

This is a neat museum showing the history of Chinese immigrants and their contributions to the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
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Hidden Gem

Been to Johor so many times, until a stranger walk up to me and tell me there is a museum nearby. I... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
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42 Jalan Ibrahim, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

We feel connected with the Chinese here. The Malaysia Chinese are a refined folks. I like learning about the culture and religion here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anu_v
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This is a neat museum showing the history of Chinese immigrants and their contributions to the unique cultural history of this area. Although not on the same scale as other museums, this was definitely worth my time since I enjoy history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 01Elmartillo65
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Been to Johor so many times, until a stranger walk up to me and tell me there is a museum nearby. I went to check it out, very nice place to walk around and to learn more about the Chinese heritage in Johor Bahru in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank RickyR1305
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Strolling through the so-called „heritage district“ we stumbled across this small and pretty building. Surrounded by upcoming boomtown JB in its endeavour to match their close rival Singapore this little place gives you an insight on the beginnings of settling this area 100-150 years ago....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank wendywombatine
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We took a guided tour which cost a little more than the regular audio tour. It turned out to be the best dollars spent on our entire trip in Singapore. The place became the most memorable sightseeing place for my husband, my sons (13 and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OranatJ
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The museum is a bit hectic, some displays just there for the sake of it. Not much to see, more explanations and a lot of videos on TVs. If you really don't have anything to do and is raining outside it's worth to spend 15...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SuzanaSlovenia
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The best experience. Worth the money. A must see. Smell the opium and egg tarts. One and a half hour of information with a talking hand set. Very informative.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank cronjedc
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I’d highly recommend this little museum for anyone interested in learning about the history of Singapore. The mock up of the rooms was fascinating, and the audio guide gave same interesting insights. Thank you!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jane S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

In here we get to know how's the living old time people,and we get to know more on the Johor before now.Worth a try

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank alveyt
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Informative and interesting. Lot of history and artifacts to look over. You can work you way through in an hour quite easily but worth a look.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank robert-not-home
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