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Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

Address: 51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 606-283-1135/6
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Ranked #8 of 69 Attractions in Melaka
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The breadth of the scope of the museum surprised me. I learnt a number of fascinating things. When I specified that I preferred a tour in English, I was left to explore the museum on my own, while visitors before me who chose a tour in Mandarin had an accompanying guide. That turned out to be great for me, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you have a tight schedule in malacca, this would definitely one of the must go museum. worth your time and money. Entrance fee is rm10/adult, rm5/child. Begin with Informative introductory video followed by local lady guide you through the museum with clear and interactive intro~

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Southport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This museum was absolutely fascinating. I had read the book 1421 and wanted to see it. We are taught English History at school, however the Chinese were the great discoverers of the world and this museum reveals all.

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Margate, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was a great museum to see how Cheng Ho travelled the world leading to the major trading port of Melaka. The museum takes you through the history of Cheng Ho and how he was the earliest creator of trade in spices and textiles creating Melacca as a storage hub. A fleet of 400 ships use to accompany him on... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Liked: 1>The heroic personality of Cheng Ho. Inspiring.2>The AV system was very informative. Disliked: Ended soon as it was just a musuem kind with old items on display. Maybe more interesting for a historian.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The role of Malacca in the amazing voyages of Cheng Ho is well presented in this what seems small but is quite large private museum. The recovered briken ming pottery shards and completed pottery is incredible. The guided tour was well paced and the guide was able to answrr all our question's.

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