No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre, Melaka

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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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  • This free attraction is a great illustration of the way the original shophouses were configured and used. The guide who was manning the place was very knowledgeable and had a good balance between tell...  more »
  • The house just looks empty inside with some English language info boards to those of us with limited architectural knowledge. But get the guardian talking and you can be richly informed of the hows an...  more »
  • 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 »