Malacca Sultanate Palace, Melaka

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Explore the many rooms of Malacca Sultanate Palace, where period artifacts and dioramas bring to life the history of the region and the culture of the 15th-century sultanate. The museum occupies a modern reconstruction of the original palace, built using information and data from the Malay Annals--a romanticized history of the sultanate, considered one of the finest works of literature in the Malay language. Admire ornate furniture and period clothing, and inspect antique weapons, jewelry, and artworks. Round off your museum visit with a stroll through the royal gardens, filled with flowers and fishponds. Plan to see Malacca Sultanate Palace and other attractions that appeal to you using our Melaka trip itinerary builder site .
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  • It's a beautiful wooden palace with a big garden. RM3 admission fee. Open 9am-5pm. Only close on monday  more »
  • traditional architucture of museum was attractive. the garden was beautiful too. it was a good place to learn the history of Melaka.  more »
  • The Museum opens from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm and the last admission is at 5 pm. Entrance fee is RM3 & RM5 for Malaysian & foreign adults, respectively whilst RM2 is for both local & foreign children. Afte...  more »
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  • it's quite interesting. not as historical in terms of things in the museum but still good
  • Historical Junkie? Do visit this Palace! A replica and was interestingly constructed without the use of a single nail. It showcases the history of the region. It appropriately holds galleries of the pre-colonial rule, a time when this was a very important seat of power for the entire Malaysian Peninsula and surrounding area. The place has seven gallery rooms revealing what a Sultanate chamber meeting might have been like. There are displays of Malay dress, arts and crafts as well. The building dates from the begining of the 20th century, but gives a nice view of the life and culture in the former sultanate and the history of Melaka. Signs are both Malay and English. Good for those with young kids too. Since Melaka is often hot and humid, taking a walk in the museum would provide a reprieve from the heat.
  • Good historical place. Outside is more beautiful.
  • No nails, built with wooden pegs, this 3 storey replica palace showcases all of the history of Malacca - Hang Tuah and his legend, sultanate history, including arts and gifts. Talk a slow leisurely walk, see the displays as well read those informations to gasp the history of Malacca.
  • Cannot bring in stroller so unfortunate for family with babies.

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