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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604-2642929
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Beautiful building and excellent heritage place to visit

We vIsited this place before and came back this year again. This time we spent a lot of time to explore more and understand about the Nyonya culture, clothes, old antiques and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We vIsited this place before and came back this year again. This time we spent a lot of time to explore more and understand about the Nyonya culture, clothes, old antiques and its building history. I especially love the jewelry museum. It was so amazing to see the wealthy family lived. The entrance price is reasonable. The tour guide is... More 

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Kuching
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The explanation of the inhouse guides really helped us to appreciate the various parts of the museum. Entrance fees is fair considering the values of the display items are beyond any monies can buy. Very interesting. Recommended for families too.

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1 Thank wbasil
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Built in 1895 a good example of a Chinese merchant's house, built in an eclectic architectural style - incorporating British and Malay elements around a central Chinese style courtyard. Go on a guided tour - about 30 minutes from start to finish - with one of the knowledgeable and friendly guides. Nice private temple as well. Well worth a visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a must in George Town This house has been built in the 19th century There are plenty of furniture, jewellery There is also a temple The people there are very friendly

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1 Thank LaupomHK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place full of cultural heritage, with Miss Woo's (胡) guidence, we can understand this place's past much better. If you planning to have a trip to George town, be sure to visit this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We joined the tour party late in the afternoon post a tropical rain storm. This beautiful earthy-green mansion is striking when you first arrive. You enter the reception area and you are taken aback by all the amazing furnishings and original floor tiles, just enough ware to hold the respect for originality, yet beautiful preserved and easy to see the... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved the beautiful architectures and well-restored antique furniture. A mix of chinese, malay and european styles, history junkies and photographers would love this place. It was as if I was walking through the life of Nyonyas and Babas. The musuem guides are experienced and speak various languages and dialects. Remember to walk through each part of house and take... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed learning about the Peranakan history of Penang. It's housed in a nice, historical building with a helpful staff and good exhibits.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our second visit to the museum and to my upmost surprise they even put up a series of beautiful decoration in conjunction of the Chinese New Year. Apart from that for the same price we pay, we even get to visit a newly establish embroidery gallery officiated by the queen of Malaysia. The wonder doesn't stop here, there's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum is one of the main attractions to see in Penang. Entrance fee ends up being slightly over 20 MYR per person, but is probably reasonable value as there's quite a bit to see inside. Despite signs to the contrary there doesn't seem to be a problem with photos inside the museum.

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