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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  • We did like this visit. We couldn't join the guided tour, but the self guided one is also useful. Lovely place, talking of a past that represents a piece of Malaysia history. Furniture and objects...  more »
  • This really is a wonderful piece of architectural history. It is a beautiful house of a rich family, that gives you an excellent insight to the recent past. Great pictures and furniture.  more »

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