Baba And Nyonya Heritage Museum, Melaka

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Discover Peranakan identity and culture at Baba And 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 And Nyonya Heritage Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Melaka trip itinerary maker .
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  • We have benefited from the free guided tour (in a group), the guide was great and allowed us to really immerse ourselves in the history of the owner family and Malacca! Not to be missed!
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  • I love the Peranakan and old Chinese mansion architecture so visiting the Baba and Nonya Museum is an absolutely wonderful experience for me. The guides/curators are also very helpful and informative....  more »
  • Very interesting house which has been lovingly restored to its original glory by one of Melaka's most prominent Baba Nyonya families. The tour guide was very informative & humouress as she took us aro...  more »
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  • The tour was a really good choice when you visit the museum. But, you have to pay attention to the group tour schedule here. The tour guides are very friendly and will give you very informative information in the interesting way. A recommend place to go when you were in Malacca.
  • Excellent tour provided at noon with very fluent english and detailed explaination. Attentive & polite staff .
  • Description of Nyonya & Baba lifestyle many years ago. Better choose with tour guide session rather than explore yourself.
  • If you are into historical facts of Baba and Nyonya, they have very good translator during your guide.
  • Great place to learn about chinese-malayan (keturunan/peranakan) cultures & traditions. You can see the beauty of two traditions inculturation here. You will feel a rich old tradition ambience at the first step you enter this place. You can't take photos inside the museum but you can buy some souvenirs at the gift shop.

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