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Address: 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
Phone Number: 65 6332 7591
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More to see than you can absorb in one visit

Singapore is rich in history and culture and this museum is an excellent way to at least scratch the surface of both. You can spend as much or as little time there as you choose... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Lennox Head, Australia
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Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Singapore is rich in history and culture and this museum is an excellent way to at least scratch the surface of both. You can spend as much or as little time there as you choose but either way, do it. It was a pleasure to stroll from gallery to gallery at our own pace and just take in the utter... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A very well presented overview of Singapore's ethnic and cultural development, leading up to the modern day society. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Nice exhibition in a beautiful edifice. Impressive architecture safeguards significant herritage. I would suggest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

From time spent reading and viewing I learnt so much about the very early history of Singapore and how its people merged into a nation. Stairs are steep but the building is an original structure, updated and modified to contain the displays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had a tour of the museum and the guide was wonderful. She shared with us the many stories and gave cultural insights into the lives of the Peranankans. The exhibits were beautiful, well displayed and one is able to walk through the lives of these people. The building itself is beautifully restored and maintained. Really enjoyed my 3 hours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I really like this friendly place. I like that you get to experience the culture in this way. Love the portraits in Gallery 1, love the wedding and funeral exhibits, even the kitchen! They cater to kids with touch and feel boxes and a stamp hunt on the way, as well as getting to listen on old phones etc. Not... More 

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Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A well presented background to the Peranakans and their customs, culture and lives. Some of the information is repeated within the exhibits, otherwise the labelling is good. Slightly distracting to have groups of tourists rushing around taking photos or listening to tour guides.

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Kathmandu, null, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was a very well organized museum full of wonderful artifacts, many in rooms designed to replicate weddings, dining rooms and the like. the fact that not only Chinese Peranakans, but also Malay and Indian Peranakans were included gave it a feeling of inclusion and completeness I hadn't seen in other similar museums.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It's free for the local and if you are not, just pay a small fee and they will give you a sticker (like a pass) there are many information regards to peranakan culture in Singapore, you can find a lot of antique glass, chinaware and stoneware, some are donated by local Peranakan Family and lot of small items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a Malay and Chinese mix culture. There is many things for you to see around and the place is fully aircon.

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