Cheng Ho's Cultural Museum, Melaka

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Learn about the voyages of explorer Zheng He at Cheng Ho's Cultural Museum, dedicated to this intrepid 15-th century figure. As you walk in, be sure to catch the video presentation to acquaint yourself with the historical background of the museum. Built on the site of a warehouse erected by Zheng He six centuries ago, the museum houses exhibits that help narrate the epic stories of his travels. With the help of dioramas, artifacts, and paintings, you can begin to appreciate the rich trading history linking China and Malacca. Afterwards, enjoy some tea and snacks in the authentic courtyard teahouse. For Cheng Ho's Cultural Museum and beyond, use our Melaka trip planning tool to get the most from your Melaka vacation.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Didn't know about the fantastic voyages of Cheng Ho until we visited this museum. Love looking down the wells in the museum.  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    Not too shabby. Very informative. It'd be better if they have a larger print of English translation. Lost one star due to not being accessible to wheelchair and stroller users, and it was very hot ins...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    Happy Valley majestic Malacca Strait is an important waterway Nigerian Chau 歐 Chau, human exploration place oceans start start is the military will fight land as early as 1406 start 傳 into China by the Ming dynasty culture, ancient hex on the road outside of hex Chou, porcelain, articles, spices, raw herb is also quite large, can find out what cultural Museum.
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  • June 26, 2017
    Very informative museum, especially if you are into SEA/Chinese history. I easily spent 2 hours here. The RM10 entrance fee was well worth it!
  • July 20, 2017
    Brace yourself, history lovers. Another great museum has been discovered in Melaka. Drop by the museum if you are in Melaka later.
  • July 31, 2017
    Very informative muzium & having good collection of cheng Ho history
  • May 16, 2017
    Indeed, the museum for history buffs, you have to pay entrance fee, and then inside. Watch the 15 minutes documentary about the voyages of Ming dynasty Cheng Ho, thereafter at your pleasure to view the artefacts and coming with it history. At least 45 minutes if you don't rush to understand the underpinning trade and cultural facts of Malacca.
  • December 28, 2016
    Wonderful museum that has many beautiful artifacts and gives a lot of information about Chinese explorers and maritime trade. A "must visit" site !!!

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