Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum), Melaka

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 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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  • My daughter's best place to visit in Malacca^^ Uncle gave us a wonderful personal tour even though we went there 5 mins to closing time. Hope we can visit there again in their 100th anniversary year w...  read more »
  • The owner was so friendly! Just step in into his house and He will give you a very nice Tour. Entry is free and donations are welcome. Liked this one more than the baba nonya Museum 
  • Villa Sentosa is a two-storey house (now a museum) and the most prestigious one at Kampung Morten, a protected village of traditional Malay domestic architecture. Our guided tour of Villa Sentosa was ...  read more »
  • Classic malay house (museum) with friendly owner.
  • 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!
  • ... nice place to take photo at night when we visit Melaka ... ;)
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