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Super Low-cost Yet Memorable

Places that brillantly preserve their past make the best museum. The Melaka Prison Museum is one... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
bigbigspace
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Singapore, Singapore
Colonial Jail Experience

I visited the museum during my trip to Malacca recently. It is about 900m away from Equatorial... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
prisoncrow
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Poorly organised and like a maze full of mostly uninteresting information. The building itself is impressive and it was interesting to see the inside of a real former prison but most of the exhibits were not relevant to the daily life of a prisoner or...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Real prison in the past, modified to a museum & open for public visit nowaday. Worth to visit to understand more on prison life. RM2 admission fee

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The museum is actually a jail, used until recently. Which makes it more attractive as no much has been removed. It seems the jail was just evacuated yesterday. The numerous rooms, cells, watch towers and yards are open to public to display an amazing collection...More

Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had passed the sign for the prison museum and decided to give it a go, It was nearly impossible to find, as the Waze and Google are only in Bahasa - it is the "Jabuhan Penjara Malaysia". It is 3 ringgit for Malaysians and...More

Thank Linneator
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Places that brillantly preserve their past make the best museum. The Melaka Prison Museum is one excellent example. Almost everything is original and authentic. Get the chills when you look at how prisoners lived or survived at the isolation cells, long corridors, interrogation room, hanging...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited the museum during my trip to Malacca recently. It is about 900m away from Equatorial Hotel. It was quite easy to get there by foot. The museum charges RM3 for Malaysians and RM6 for Foreigners. I was greeted by a friendly prison staff,...More

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