Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), Melaka

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Specialty Museum
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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  • 非常推荐来马六甲的朋友来这里看看,位置就位于大华酒店的对面。附近是高档的住宅和商场,显得这里很特别。85岁的老奶奶热情的招待你进去参观她的住家,在这里可以看到他们的房间格局、装饰,他们以前生活会用的东西,以及感受这里时光静止般的安静。最后老奶奶会询问你是否要捐款给这里,我觉得无论这笔钱用来给她和家人作生活费还是用作继续保留这个地方,都很有必要,所以就捐献了10元。Highly recommende...  more »
  • the owner runs tours around the house from 9-6pm each day which is impressive. the house has a mixture of original artefacts then jumps to modern plastic requirements. It has a vast collection of ente...  more »
  • What can I say more, since 2014 been visiting this house time to time until now, the owner keep on welcoming me and my family like her own family. For sure, its' title as living history is true. I kee...  more »
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  • 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.
  • a must visit place..lots of info on past histories.
  • Classic malay house (museum) with friendly owner.
  • Yet another side of the city, highlighting a different type of lifestyle, and different cultures.
  • ... nice place to take photo at night when we visit Melaka ... ;)