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Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

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Address: 51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 606-283-1135/6
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An appreciation of Chinese trade fleets

It is always awe-inspiring to visualize through artifacts how people lived, in this case, 600+ years ago. Initially, I thought there was too much detail but then my wonder grew... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will find the place much bigger than it appears to be. The narrow shop front is 'disguising'! We spent hours appreciating the large collections of artefacts, reading information and seeing a documentary film on the premises. The lady guide Shirley was wonderful! Not only has the museum preserved an important part of the marine history, it also shows how... More 

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Thank Jen L
Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always awe-inspiring to visualize through artifacts how people lived, in this case, 600+ years ago. Initially, I thought there was too much detail but then my wonder grew. Regardless of whether his ships were quite that long (it is debated), they were huge and I didn't realise just how big the fleets were either. While the focus is... More 

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Thank Jamie8848
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not go to the actual museum but there is a cafe behind it. For a small donation of around 5-10 MYR you can get the owner to give you a brief history of Cheng Ho. He also allows you access to the rooftop, which is at the 4 floor. From this point, you are above the old city... More 

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Thank Joy C
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

If you are a history buff, then this will be the place for you! Unfortunately there's no English guided tour but there's descriptions at the side of artifacts . They have quite a large collection of artifacts stored in the old houses. A good opportunity to look at the architecture. There's a small tea area where you can sit down... More 

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Thank tanxh93
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

It's great to visit this museum, quite informative and attractive. They also provide you with a video clip to understand the History about admiral Cheng Ho better. But nothing much to see, good information though.

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Thank Leonard S
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The guide attempted to make things interesting, but i was left wondering at the end whether i could have used the 1 hour time spent at the museum more wisely. The museum basically explains the story of Cheng Ho, a famous eunuch from the Ming dynasty, and his life story. The story's fine but things start getting boring as the... More 

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Thank Ng_Wesley
Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Good to have a visit to this place as it generates a history environment for the people to understand what is all about. a MUST go place for the young and old to see.

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Thank RemingtonWan
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I visited this museum with my family on 23 Dec 2015. This is arguably one of the most bizarre but fascinating museums I've ever visited! After we had paid the admission fee, we were ushered by a staff into a small room and shown a Chinese documentary on the achievements of Admiral Cheng Ho. Thereafter we were left alone to... More 

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Thank Elizaengs
Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

they have video clips to let you understand on the history n cultural on cheng ho and Melaka. besides that they still well maintain the antic.

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Thank Yvonne031
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

A good and informative place to visit for more history about Laksamana Cheng Ho. Good place for kids for better understanding of history. Value for money

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