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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in...more
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Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-282 1273
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I actually really enjoyed visiting this museum! It’s very well organized and the items are described well, the building is beautiful. I would have liked to been able to take a couple of pictures.... however it was also nice to get away from the mass...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 3 days ago

An impressive glimpse into the home life and traditions of a family at a particular time and of a particular class. The furniture and artifacts were well preserved and thoughtfully displayed. The information on the literature we were given instead of a live tour was...More

Thank 5thOneFromtheLeft
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very well preserved, beautiful house with a great insight on how people used to live here. Gives you information on history as well as the culture with lots of displays and different relics. And the museum shop has some seriously old coins for sale...More

Thank tinkasminka
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great history and collection!! Family is very nice, informative! Great location in the city of Malacca! Inexpensive!! We spent couple hours there!! Thank you!!

Thank TanakaWootay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have a deep love of shophouses and this one certainly impressed. It is beautifully maintained and cared for by the 7th generation owners. Unfortunately, you can’t take photos after the initial entrance as everything was so beautiful! To be honest, I wouldn’t bother with...More

1  Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum very much. It's a must if you haven't seen such a museum before. It's an eye-opener to the lavish historical lifestyle of a rich and prosperous Pernakan family. Do take the guided tour as it will will be much more informative...More

Thank Regina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get ready to get a historical insight into Baba & Nyonya history from one of the families. Our guide gave us a detailed informative insight while showing us the gorgeous house. Unfortunately, you can't take pictures inside. It isn't one of those boring tours as...More

Thank nadzpolka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just private old house. There are not many attractions in the house, but expensive entrance fee than other tourist attractions. (RM15/ p.p) No air conditioner, just fan. Prohibited take pictures.(I couldn’t understand. -.-)

Thank magic73kr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the title says, it is really amazing and interesting to know how this family managed to preserve seven generations of history till today. Come and find out yourself. A small entrance fee is required.

Thank chindrann
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting visit to learn about the peranankan culture. Beautiful decor and layout ... there is also large collections of artifacts. Worth a visit.

Thank Jwpgoh
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Chabu Z
27 December 2017|
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Response from sharon9700 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets at the museum itself. Cost RM16.00 each. The tour is guided and are scheduled. The last round I went is at 12noon. Last about 45mins.
Chabu Z
27 December 2017|
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Response from Thien87 | Property representative |
Hi, the tickets you may purchase at the museum's entrance on the day of your visit, the rates for adult is RM16, and RM11 for children from 5-12 years old. Kindly not that we usually have English guided tours every half an... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from Libby F | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday!