Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), Melaka

(4.2/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy the intimate experience of Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), a "living museum" next to the Melaka river. A resident of the kampung houses (traditional Malay structures built on stilts) will welcome you and guide you through their personal family history, mementos, and dailyroutine. The guides speak English and greet guests with open arms, as they are very proud of their heritage. You'll appreciate this rare glimpse into the traditional Malakan way of life, which is becoming increasingly modernized. Add Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum) to your Melaka travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Melaka tourist route planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The idea of opening your home to any person (tourist or not) is amazing. The current occupant speaks English well and explains the various sections and paraphernalia. All for no entry fee but expects ...  more »
  • kawasan yang dijaga dengan rapi dengan mengekalkan budaya melayu melaka asli sangat menarik bagi pengunjung yang ingin mengetahui sejarah kehidupan melayu melaka 
  • I had the whole day to be a lone traveler and to wander around this charming Malacca city at my own pace - so many interesting places.... where to start? So I got on the delightful river cruise from h...  more »
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  • Classic malay house (museum) with friendly owner.
  • a must visit place..lots of info on past histories.
  • Yet another side of the city, highlighting a different type of lifestyle, and different cultures.
  • Fantastic look at the older side of Malacca
  • A different style of sight seeing! very much worth it!