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 is another Peranakan-related Museums, but they are focusing on jewelry. The house is well-preserved. Even I went alone, they did not make me wait for a group and the tour guide was eager to infor...  more »
  • I have found most Malaysian museums to be lacking in exhibits and with too much text-based information. Fortunately, the jewellery museum isn’t one of these! It was full of interesting artefacts and t...  more »
  • Wonderfully preserved and presented. Nice welcome and guided tour. Compared to the neighboring Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, the Jewelry Museum is warmer as the house is still inhabited. And the jewe...  more »
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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Very interesting display and the guide was good in giving explanation.
  • Very informative guided tour of the house and the jewelry. Julia is a great and knowledgeable guide
  • Worth a look

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