Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca, Melaka

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Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca allows tourists to discover the culture and customs of the Peranakan, the descendents of Chinese immigrants to the Malay archipelago. Examine a treasure trove of artifacts on your own or on a guided tour of the museum, formerly the home of a prominent Peranakan family. Although the museum's focus remains jewelry and jewelry-making equipment, it also houses period furniture, artworks, ornaments, tableware, and other objects generally found in a traditional Peranakan home. Make Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca a part of your Melaka vacation plans using our Melaka trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • This splits into two with an opportunity to wander through an affluent Chinese house with the rooms largely as they were and the opportunity to view Chinese jewellery of the early 20th century. This m...  more »
  • This place consists of several parts of the display, and presented based on various types of jewelry that is well preserved to date. As a strategic location between countries in the past, and now, in ...  more »
  • Both my mum and I enjoyed this visit. The cute & friendly tour guide did a good job. She explained well and details about Peranakan Culture to us. 2 thumbs up.  more »
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  • I loved this museum, the artifacts on display, the photos, the jewelry and to top it of we had an excellent guide! She is passionate about her history and was very informative. Being able to take pics and touch some exhibits really made this a wonderful experience!! Highly recommended!!!
  • Excellent museum. It contains a snapshot of what life was like for the straits Chinese. Highly recommend a visit Excellent tour with an informed guide
  • This is the best museum that I ever been to. The guide also amazing, she explained a lot of history in an interesting way. You can take pictures as many as you like. Definitely worth the money
  • Free guided tour provided, which was quite enjoyable. Love the large collection of Peranakan jewelry, which has some really good pieces.
  • The guide gave us an informative tour around the place and have a good narrative of the peranakan culture and history. This museum is more than jewelry.
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