Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), Melaka
(4.2/5 based on 130+ 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
  • An authentic visit around a traditional Malay house. We were welcomed in by a fantastic man named Ibrahim who showed us around his own home and all of his families treasures. This was no tourist tour ...  more »
  • a living museum. There was lots of singing and dancing. very entertaining. The smell from the nearby river though was truly terrible though. It permeates your clothes, especially if you take the cruis...  more »
  • As previous reviews say we got a tour round a traditional Malay house by a lovely gent who grew up in it. You could really feel how much he loved telling you about his father and family. Then we got a...  more »
Google
  • 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!