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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604-2642929
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Wonder place a must stop in Penang

The beautiful museum house the most peranakan antiques i ever saw in my life. They showcase a lot of Nyonya porcelain, embroidery, silverware and etc. Totally worth every penny... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The beautiful museum house the most peranakan antiques i ever saw in my life. They showcase a lot of Nyonya porcelain, embroidery, silverware and etc. Totally worth every penny spend over here.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

After visiting the Blue Mansion, we are recommended to visit this magnificent and beautiful museum located at Church Street. This is once a mansion owned by another powerful Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee. From a tin mining businessman to a triad leader of the Hakka community and later crowned by the British and became a Chinese Kapitan Leader, fascinating. Interesting history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

You get good knowledge how and why Chinese males were obliged to marry local women as they could not bring their wives to Malaysia in those days. Their marriages turned out many Chinese-Malaysian girls (and boys too) that are named Peranakan, a unique mixture of China and Malaysia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

this is a very beautiful museum housing more than a thousand piece of antiques and artifact from the era of Peranakan. The entrance fee is fairly cheap as it is a huge mansion with five different site to be visit inside. We learn that this was once the house of a very powerful and wealthy Chinese leader, Kapitan Chung Keng... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this wonderful mansion a year back n must say its beautifully restored n maintained...Guides are available to show you everything around explaining well..This is where Baba n Nonya's used to live in grandeur..A must visit..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Luxury interior interior design & furniture inside, western / eastern mixed & also malaysian style, which can let us know more about Baba Nyonya culture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

was brought over this beautiful place by a local friend. I was told this is the most beautiful place in Penang and I'm not disappointed. This museum house more than one thousand pieces of Peranakan antiques such as the Nyonya Porcelain, antiques mother of pearl furniture and a lot of various Strait Chinese Jewelries. The admittance is twenty ringgit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

A wonderful museum showing the origins of Peranakan culture and way of life. The staff were friendly and helpful especially Cynthia in the jewellery section. The artefacts and furniture are terrific and I would recommend this museum to visitors to Penang.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

it is a small museum however very informative on the history of Penang. if on a large tour (like I was) try and break away from the main group and explore by yourself in your own time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing historical museum. It explains throught beautiful and impressive forniture and handicrafts the origin of Nyonya and Baba's culture. Everything is enchanting.. from the jewellery and clothing , to the tiniest details such as wood carvings and engravings. At the groundfloor there's a little Chinese temple, then at the first floor a colorful tea set exhibition. It worth the hole... More 

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