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51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Lots of artefacts and visual board for your to read to learn in this 3 storey building. We only we up to the first floor. No guided tour available. Still lots to see if you are a history bug.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This museum is informative and puts into perspective the seven voyages of Admiral Cheng Ho of the Ming Dynasty. The tour starts with a film chronologizing his voyages, You are then left to explore the two floors filled with antiques, porcelain pots, artifacts, documents, maps...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Cheng Ho was a chinese Ming Dynasty admiral who visited Melaka while en route to the Western Ocean from 1405-1433. The museum showcases many evidence of cultural exchange between the local ethnic and the Chinese, among others, treasure ships, tea houses and other navigation instruments....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank javiercard2017
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Wow - how informative and eye opening as to how the Chinese were far more advanced than anyone else in terms of colonialist expansion. Traveling with a fleet of tens of thousands of people required significant logistical planning - food alone (growing vegetables/fruits on board...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Christopher V
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I think the museum seems to be due for a re-work. It is informative. It will also be more helpful if the walking flow can be better to narrate the historical events better. My kids did enjoy the museum in general.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank weiyanglee
Reviewed 2 June 2018

One of the most typical museums of Malacca. Chinese Admiral Cheng Ho is central to the history of the city. This old-fashioned museum is an indispensable halt in the heart of the historical city. A rich collection of items nicely supplements the captivating texts and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Museum dedicated to Cheng Ho who I suspect not well known to European tourists. He was grand admiral of Ming fleet who explored much of the known world a century before European exploration. The museum is a combination of the story of the voyages and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Cheng Ho was one of the beliefs of the Chinese Emperor of his day, who was the third Emperor of the Ming Dynasty. The museum sums up historical facts about its presence in Melaka, as part of Cheng Ho's journey in carrying out its mission...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Jack F
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This place gives a very good history explanation of Cheng Ho and there are many displays there too. Entrance fee is RM10 per person and you can buy books about Cheng Ho or Peranakan history over there.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Yew Mun L
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I visit Cheng Ho museum because I saw it has high review score here. The museum is very informative. The stories are well organized, but maybe too much information on the second floor. Short movie was really good and easy to understand.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank TheNayzer
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