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Malacca Heritage Centre

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Address: Jonker St, Malacca, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60 14-641 0699

The Malacca Heritage Centre is a place untouched by time, where a unique...

The Malacca Heritage Centre is a place untouched by time, where a unique heritage has been meticulously maintained. A museum that is still a family and ancestral home, it is filled with the objects and spirit of the Peranakan culture of Malacca, as it has been for more than a hundred years.

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A fascinating museum

This museum tucked away in a side street opens up into two floors depicting the fascinating story of the history of Malacca. Helpful and interesting staff who explained... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum tucked away in a side street opens up into two floors depicting the fascinating story of the history of Malacca. Helpful and interesting staff who explained everything. The cafe was good too. Well worth a visit

1 Thank cheritonlodge
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Old heritage building in malacca. nice old building to visit. you can walk here and cycling in this are

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Not to be confused with other museums, this one is a private initiative, and deserves credit and mention. A private home, in the Chua Family for several generations, it is a fascinating insight into the lives of the Baba Nyonya people of old Malacca. Totally original, with a vast an array of period items, furniture and clothing. The house is... More 

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Potsdam, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Loved the old heritage buildings. Make sure to walk every little street. You will find suprises everywhere. And do not miss the little river walk, lovely little cafés and bars there.

Thank I H
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Malacca Heritage Centre, a place that not only with heritage view, buildings but also full with delicious local cuisine , shops,and a lot of visitors!!

Thank laikaum
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Its always been a must to visit this place whenever we are at Melaka. It just bring back memories of what we have learned during school days.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Good historic interesting and educational. Melacca is full of interest from its many cultured past which influences it in the twentyfirst century.

Thank Rebecca M
Strathdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

I have ever seen so many museum in on area than those in Malacca. Considerable investment, thought and care has been devoted to establishing a truly heritage site, recognised by UNESCO.

Thank Ronnie S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

A glimpse into the past. Historical sites with signboards narrating the historical events that shaped Melaka.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

U must climb a bit much stair, but while u arrived at the top, the view ia amazing, really good to take photo, must visit when come to malacca

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