Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, Melaka

4.4
#2 of 40 in Museums in Melaka
Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca allows tourists to discover the culture and customs of the Peranakan, the descendents of Chinese immigrants to the Malay archipelago. Examine a treasure trove of artifacts on your own or on a guided tour of the museum, formerly the home of a prominent Peranakan family. Although the museum's focus remains jewelry and jewelry-making equipment, it also houses period furniture, artworks, ornaments, tableware, and other objects generally found in a traditional Peranakan home. Make Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca a part of your Melaka vacation plans using our Melaka trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • Well worth an hour or so of your time if you love to see period pieces of jewelry of which there are many precious items from several Baba Nonya families of the area. Displayed clearly.  more »
  • The museum is located in a Peranakan house and many artefacts were displayed. It was worth a visit as photo-taking was allowed and a guide was provided to explain about the peranakan culture to us. Th...  more »
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  • Pretty neat antique collection. I like the accessories collection they have. The furniture arrangement can be improve. Some items looks dusty which doesn't look appealing although I understand is a history museum. They allow phototaking and interaction with the object. Overall, is still a good museum. RM19 for adult and RM15 for students.
  • The entrance fee included tour guide service. Wendy is very knowledgeable, friendly and homorous. All the lady staffs are friendly. We learned not only straits Chinese jewellery, but also Baba Nyoya culture, tradition, history and more. Photography is allowed.
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