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Address: 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6332 7591
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Fascinating and Beautiful

I enjoyed my visit here very much and highly recommend a visit. The Peranakan culture is beautiful explained as you progress through the 3 floors of the museum: who the people... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Chengdu, China
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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my visit here very much and highly recommend a visit. The Peranakan culture is beautiful explained as you progress through the 3 floors of the museum: who the people are, what daily life was like, weddings and funerals. Stop for a fresh lemonade in the shop afterwards.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

A place to learn about the peranakan history. You can see about their wedding stuff, their costum, and all about peranakan history.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

After having visited the Peranakan museums in Penang and Malakka, this one completes the trilogy and completes your understanding of the Babas and Nyonyas. The guided tour is well well worth joining, we were lucky to share the wealth of knowledge of a Nyonya, Ms Janice Oh.

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Swindon, England, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Made a visit to learn more about Peranakan culture and perhaps establish how much of my multi-ethnic background might be connected to it. Certainly a fascinating insight into how Peranakan people lived but disappointed that, after the initial introduction describing the intermarriage between Malays, Chinese, Indian and Eurasian, that what followed was all about the Chinese related way of life.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place is a must go for all. Great museum with lots of vintage stuffs to look at. Proud to be a Singaporean with a museum of such to show what we are made of! Take your time and go with your loved ones or family members! It is a truly worthwhile trip i must confess. I was totally blown... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Paid $6 each adult only to be disappointed by the many interactive exhibits that were out of order. When we asked one of the staff we were told, "It's spoilt. Sorry ho." Being a Peranakan it saddens me to see that such important part of our history gets a lack of attention.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Worth a visit for an understanding of an interesting cultural group!! A pre-existing interest would make some aspects more attractive, nonetheless worthwhile! Only a small entry fee.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We just happened to hear about this place on Trip Advisor and thought we'd give it a crack. This was one of the most interesting museums I have ever been to. I had never heard of Peranakan before this museum. We joined one of the free tours. It was informative and the guide very knowledgeable about Peranakan culture and able... More 

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Umina Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Brilliant! Make time and don't rush, it is very interesting. The museum is well set up and organised and they do have 'hands on' for the kids.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Small museum about an interesting and mixed nation with its own history and culture. Well presented, worth a look.

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