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Pinang Peranakan Museum

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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604-2642929
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Such impressive Peranakan museum

I came from Malacca, the birth place of the Peranakan community, but I really have to say this is a very impressive Peranakan museum showcasing more than a few thousand baba... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I came from Malacca, the birth place of the Peranakan community, but I really have to say this is a very impressive Peranakan museum showcasing more than a few thousand baba nyonya antiques and artifacts. The museum house thousand over nyonya porcelain,strait Chinese jewelry, mother of pearl furniture, and etc. one could easily fall in love with this place on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

What a fabulous attraction! Please take time to visit this museum as it superbly showcases much history and heritage. We had a young guide who gave us great insight into the life and times showcased in this museum. The mansion itself is fabulous but the contents even more so! Costumes, jewelry, crockery, glassware.....the list goes on and on and each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

In Penang , compare with another museum , this is only museum worth to visit . The mandarins guide Sim , hanks with your knowledge to told me the story of baba nyonya . More than thousand pieces of the authentic antique are private collection from the owner display here , photography are allow. You may enjoy .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Superbly displays and evokes the Penang Chinese-Malay heritage of this beautiful island and of the Straits Settlements over many hundreds of years.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My family and I went (group of 9) and we took the guided tour. The entire place is very well maintained and has many items that shows the history of the peranakan culture. We really enjoyed the visit to the museum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was blown away by its lavish designs. The house provide an insight on how the baba and nyonya's used to live. I love to see the nyonya beautful jewelry, shoes, and furnitures. I spend an average 2 hours to explore the area. Its a nice place to take awesome pictures, and there is an excellent tour guide to explain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I'm Malaysian , I'm highly recommend to visit this museum . This is the largest historical museum in south east Asia . Our guide Mr sim , a handsome yong boy with his intellectual telling us the story in every pieces of the antique. Entrance fee RM20 reasonable with guide. Thanks you yong guide Mr Sim , you give us... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Very impressive collections! From beautiful jewelery, antique glasses, beading shoes, furnitures...very enjoyable 2 hours tour! We bought the tickets with the jewelery collections, to me, worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I like this place a lot. Really Wonderful as if you guys like to see ancient chinese tradition family and culture. A must see as we could learn a lot and this sites is really worth it to be called Unesco World Heritage for our kids in future. There is so much that we could learn in here, from culture,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Took My Wedding photo here, love every history of the peranakan culture. Those old wells, open garden inside the house. Felt just like a movie set. Great effort of reintroducing the Chinese culture that was brought into Malaysia, that has been long forgotten.

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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604-2642929
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Penang  >  Penang Island  >  George Town

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