No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre, Melaka

(4.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Take in the charm of the colonial-era architecture with a visit to No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre, a Dutch landmark preserved with the help of public donations. Carefully restored, the house offers a glimpse at an important period in history and provides an in-depth look at the preservation process, complete with photographs of the work and the traditional materials used in the renovation. Entrance is free and the friendly staff remains on call to inform you about the history of the house and the lives of people in colonial Melaka. Take a look at our Melaka vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Great example of how historic buildings can be preserved if people are willing to take the time, effort (and some money). The guide explains how this modest shop / house, built during the Dutch era, h...  more »
  • This is a modest trader's house and shop which has been restored to its original condition. As such it shows a much more realistic view of old Malacca than the other museums in town. There is not too ...  more »
  • Very informative and interesting. It shows the original Dutch architecture details if old Melaka. Thanks to the dedicated gentlemen in their conservation effort. 
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  • Excellent conservation project lots of information about shop house style building unique to malacca. Excellent curator full of detail information and a passion for the building.