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Architecture Museum of Malaysia

Melaka, Malaysia
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Beautiful and informative

One of the two free entrance museum downtown with the nearby Museum of Royal Malaysian Customs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicente8
Fantastic museum

Museum is fantastic and full of architecture history. We enjoyed every single moment. Staff are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mirna P
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful and informative”
4 weeks ago
“Fantastic museum”
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Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the two free entrance museum downtown with the nearby Museum of Royal Malaysian Customs Department. And both are worth visiting! The museum of architecture is located in a beautiful historic house. It showcases the wide variety of construction styles not only in Malacca,...More

Thank Vicente8
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is fantastic and full of architecture history. We enjoyed every single moment. Staff are friendly. Would recommend to anyone who is interested in architectures ti visit this well maintained museum. And entry is free.

Thank Mirna P
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We came right before they were to close on a Wednesday afternoon. (4:30 or so. They close at 5:00 p.m.) We didn't have much time to take in the huge amount of information -- but it was a substantial and fascinating look at the major...More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

There is RM3 admission fee to visit the museum. They display each ethnic architecture building in Malaysia. A good place to have an idea/ picture of Malaysian life style. Facilities need to be repaired & well maintained. Aircond is not functionning well at a few...More

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

As an architect myself, i was overexcited to enter the museum which occupies one of the original buildings by the Dutch, but we were rather disappointed. All displays and descriptions were too long, boring and distracting. Not well composed. Unwelcoming entrance & almost all interactive-displays...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a place where you and the whole family members can learn about Malacca history. It is very informative and educational for the younger generations to explore , learn and remember for the rest of their life.

1  Thank WanZaidi
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The building itself is interesting. Inside are about 10 rooms which explain Malaysian buildings, their history and purpose - for example, there are various religious ceremonies to choose an appropriate plot of land, even for non-religious buildings. You are taken through the various styles and...More

Thank Roland D
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The museum contains details about different architectural styles in Malaysia and shows some of the tools an elements of traditional malay architecture. The museum is free and is a nice stop while in the dutch square if you have time.

1  Thank MahAshraf
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you're interested in knowing more about history when Dutch and Britishers invaded Malaysia then this is the sort of place you should hit

Thank vardaltaf
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Relatively small museum, but a lot to learn inside. FOC and nicely air-conditioned. Well explained panels supported with graphics and photographs. The museum relate history, culture and people that shape Malaysian architecture. Suitable for all - architect or not, or just some random person with...More

2  Thank Khairul H
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iwantcoffee
11 April 2015|
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Response from nazrif87 |
I believe it is operating on office hours basis from 10am to 5pm.
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