Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), Melaka

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#7 of 23 in Museums in Melaka
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 trip itinerary builder app .
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  • September 26, 2017
    This place is a genuine Kampung house like you wont see elsewhere. We were kindly introduced by the 85 years old grandma that lives there, and told us the story of each picture and object. It is a bea...  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    I'm not one for museums and such things, but I found this to be a very interesting experience, seeing how a traditional Malay house looks and feels. I must have got my timing around as I managed to jo...  more »
  • September 10, 2017
    To those who wanna try live a life a peaceful village at Melaka you should try at this place. The environment very recommended  more »
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  • April 2, 2017
    Wonderful. Run by a wonderful old lady. If you arrive and the door is closed just knock and wait. She will come eventually. Must see when in Malacca.
  • August 20, 2017
    Easy to get to. Nice experience
  • July 17, 2017
    Did not seem unique or the owner did explain the aspects of the house very well, rather he focused on his family history
  • March 13, 2016
    Yet another side of the city, highlighting a different type of lifestyle, and different cultures.
  • October 17, 2016
    a must visit place..lots of info on past histories.

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