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Katong Antique House

Address: 208 E. Coast Rd., Singapore, Singapore (Joo Chiat)
Phone Number: 011-65-6345-8544
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Ranked #348 of 530 things to do in Singapore
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Larkspur, Colorado
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358 reviews 358 reviews
185 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Nice neighborhood and architecture. The colors made my day in the sweltering heat. I went here because I could walk to it from my hotel in Katong. This place was closed when I went here but just took in the sites on the outside and got and nice feeling for this part of Old Singapore.

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I came with a group of ten people to Peter Wee's house and briefed him before that it is a bachelorette party, so we are particularly interested in Peranakan wedding customs. Peter was very nice over the phone, assured me that he has "40 years of colorful stories" and he can talk about whatever we wish. During the visit however,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I visited the Katong Antique House today for the first time. It was closed but you can just ring the bell for assistance. The owner Peter Wee and his assistant showed us around. The Katong Antique House is a house museum (the second level is his home and is not open to the public anymore) and many of the items... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Our hotel recommended we visit this antique shop, it definitely was a welcome contrast to new Singapore. If you like history and antiques then it is a great experience. We enjoyed the graciousness of the shop , its owner and the past it represents.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2010

I visited Katong Antique House Singapore on the 3rd February 2010. The location is easy to find. It is along the main road of East Coast Road, not far away from the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church and Charlie Peranakan Baba Nyonya Restaurant. I stopped in Paya Lebar MRT Station and took a bus to Katong Village and from there... More 

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