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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604-2642929
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Make this a prioriy to visit in Georgetown

We spent a few hours looking round the mansion and jewellery museum. Mansion very Interesting, Just like a Malaysian version of a National trust house? The gold and gems in tne... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Epping, United Kingdom
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Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We spent a few hours looking round the mansion and jewellery museum. Mansion very Interesting, Just like a Malaysian version of a National trust house? The gold and gems in tne jewellery museum are amazing and should not be missed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is really rich of history and beauty. This place is a must to visit. You need to pay about MYR20 to enjoy entire galleries. All collections are kept very carefully and intake. You can learn about the life of Peranakan Chinese (Strait Chinese). This is one of a rich and powerful Peranakan Chinese family in Penang. It is good... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Guided tour was informative and tiny details were not left behind. Narration of sculptures, intricate arts and craft were described with much detail. In house tour guide was appropriately dressed in beautiful traditional Nonya attire rich with vibrant colours and spoke fluent English. In house guide is separated to two sections, first is on the design and architecture of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Parking is a big issue, until you realize the museum itself has its own parking space and if you're lucky enough, there is one for you. Other than that, this is one of the best attractions in Penang, to nurture you kids' interest in history and culture. Some staffs can improve the way to deal with small kids running upstairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We only decided to visit this Peranakan Mansion because we were too early for Blue Mansion's admission time and boy were we glad we did. Initially we were a lil taken aback with the RM20 entrance fee (per person), but the price was definitely justified because not only were we impressed by the exhibits, we had a bright young boy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely little museum. The building is beautiful and it houses an impressive collection of furniture and artefacts that provide insight into the lifestyle and values of the wealthy Peranakan residents of Georgetown during the 19th and early 20th Centuries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our driver insisted that we go to this museum stating that you will not see another museum like this but we were a bit dubious but as he dropped us at the door and paid our admission we didn't have much choice but visit the museum - well we were totally awe struck at the house and its contents they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is truly an amazing place to visit. It was made all the more special by our excellent guide there, Steven. He was polite, pleasant, helpful and informative in the extreme.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a must-see museums in Penang . They are proud to be able to get the full penang ranked first in the world tripadvisor travel magazines. I like it here because there is a lots of antiques, there are so much collection of gold and silver jewelry in a part of mansion . Here can sense back the feel... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This mansion is very beautiful house located in Church Street, Georgetown. Here we can learn about peranakan culture and see so many antique furniture, porcelain, gold and many more. Our guide, Mr. Robin, is a very nice person. He told us story about the house and peranakan culture both english and melayu in interesting way. He also help us to... More 

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