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Although a reproduction of the original palace it still gives you a sense of life in the palace... read more

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Byron Bay, Australia
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Did not expect much but was pleasantly surprised. There were great heritage and cultural displays... read more

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This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
606 282 6526
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Need about 90 minutes here to see it all. Quite expansive and informative for those from the west who have limited knowledge of Islamic history and want to know more. Probably boring for children.

Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a reproduction of the original palace it still gives you a sense of life in the palace. There are information placards everywhere and it is full of cabinets containing clothes weapons and jewelry making it more of a museum. Cost of ticket is inexpensive,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was extra cool for me. Being that it was remade ... that is impressive. All made from wood... very impressive I got to see some of tradition and history from my inlaws side of the family. Loved the weapons too!

Thank bobN6078XO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not expect much but was pleasantly surprised. There were great heritage and cultural displays which was really nice to see. I particularly liked the displays of different traditional costume styles of each state in Malaysia and the different ways each Sultan wears his royal...More

Thank MissAdam
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It was nice experience and you can avoid the hot sun while experiencing the history of Malacca. Lots of information depicted inside the palace very attractively. It is not expensive, too.

Thank lanka_12
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you visit Malacca visit this replica.Now it is a museum.It shows the time & the architecture with historical informations.

Thank addi2377
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this museum, asked what it was about and they just read me the title and all laughed as if I was stupid. It seems they don’t understand the place they work for, or how to interact with people on a respectful level. I...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Make sure you visit here when coming to Malacca, this museum is full of information and is such a beautiful building.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I like history so I found this place very interesting and also it air-conditioned so that's a plus. I got lost trying to find the entrance though so check your map before you go.

Thank DayleDavidson
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The entrance fee is different to foreigners. RM10/p.p Beautiful building. Good for learning to history of Malaka.

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7 September 2017|
Response from ruthandvern | Reviewed this property |
It is closed on Mondays and opens on Tuesdays to Sundays from 9am to 6pm.
Azleena A
21 July 2016|
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Response from Kamalmo | Reviewed this property |
RM5 for local.
18 March 2015|
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Response from Valerie037 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code, but you have to remove shoes