Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, Melaka

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Discover Peranakan identity and culture at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum. The Chan family built the former residence in 1861, and four generations lived here before converting it into a museum in 1985. Admire the eclectic and opulent artifacts the family collected from across the globe, and glimpse the richness of Peranakan culture in the architecture's combining of Chinese, Malay, and colonial British influences. Take a guided tour to learn about the dynastic family and the way their individual tastes shaped the house and its present-day appearance. Plan your visit to Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Melaka trip itinerary maker.
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  • This is not a must go place but in case you have spare time then do visit because this museum tells you a lot about the history of the Malay islands.  more »
  • You will get to know about the local culture in the museum. The museum is well maintained and the staffs are friendly. However I think it's not worth to pay extra for the guided tour as you could...  more »
  • Amazing museum with great guides and Chinese history! highly recommended while in Melaka.
  • This is a private museum. Been there a few times and still amazed by its architecture and history. Walking through the corridor sometimes made me wonder what life was like back then.

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