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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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Interesting place, OK if you have some time

Good to learn about this great Ming dynasty explorer who made a stop in Malacca. I am a bit skeptical about the authenticity of some of the Ming porcelain and pottery inside. I do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have read about Admiral Ho and was hoping for something more than this. The museum does have some interesting facts and models but overall it was a disappointment. The history if this Chinese admiral is so rich.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Good to learn about this great Ming dynasty explorer who made a stop in Malacca. I am a bit skeptical about the authenticity of some of the Ming porcelain and pottery inside. I do not see armed guards. These are worth many many millions if real.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

While we didn't actually go up to the museum (which I'm sure is nice), we did visit the nyonya teahouse downstairs (using the teahouse entrance). Entering the teahouse is free of charge, and the teahouse itself is a spectacular visit as it is located in the courtyard. The auntie was very friendly and we ended up spending a couple of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Well presented Museum with historical details of Cheng Ho which you may not know. Details & facts appear to be authentic with excellent artifacts displayed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Do pay for the guided ear piece as they are very clear and concised. Place is air conditioned and comfortable.Rich in history of the portugese and malacca.History buff will definately love this place

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Pontianak, Indonesia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Good place to learn about historical place. But it is opened at a few hours only. Also must walk a little up to the hill. Get your feet healty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Certainly worth the 10RM. A short informative video on the astounding Admiral's Armada at the start. The tour was rushed, and the guide was indifferent. The displays are a bit of a mishmash, overall a worthwhile stop. I was absolutely the only person in the place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

An interesting museum if you wanna know more about the legendary Cheng Ho. There are some interesting artifacts for you to learn about his voyage. During my visit there was a guide who gave us a tour and there was even a play. A great place to be.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Do not judge from its door outside, it is huge inside. The place is splendid done, good narrator, good artifacts with excellent explanation in three languages English, Malay and Chinese.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Enlightening for the whole family, it's like visiting my old history text books and even my secondary school daughter is able to relate to the items on display. Although we went on a Saturday, it was quite empty, we have the whole museum to our family of 5 until almost the end there were 3 other tourist. It's a big... More 

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