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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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Not knowing very much about Chinese history or the influence in Melaka, this was museum was a interesting historical insight. Spent about an hour inside and enjoyed reading about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Quite a large museum with some great exhibits - large displays of the chinese fleet and their impact on asian countries when they travelled. Cheng Ho (Zheng He) was a muslim and influenced the countries he visited

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Not knowing very much about Chinese history or the influence in Melaka, this was museum was a interesting historical insight. Spent about an hour inside and enjoyed reading about the culture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The narrative tour was an eye opener for me. Having heard of Admiral Zheng He, but I did not know of the history and the role he played in opening up China to the rest of the world through his magnificent fleet. Amazing!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

nothing much to see. Enjoyed the other food and curio shops along the same street better. Good just to pop by for a quick look. Don't expect too much.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The family history of Cheng Ho in Yunnan was particularly interesting. He was a Muslim whose family was defending the remnants of the Yuan dynasty before being captured by Chu De (Emperor Yongle). The 7 trips made using Melaka as a base reached Africa and the Middle East. He probaly introduced Islam into Melaka. The Ming Armada replica was impressive.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A huge museum with alot of artifacts and each comes with a brief explanation. For those history fans, it is definitely a go. I would have spent more than 2 hours if not for my baby girl crying for fresh air.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Vert decorative. Lots of mythical figures, animals, birds and flowers. A feast for the eyes! Be aware to dress appropriately respecting temple etiquette.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This is about a world known Chinese traveler Zheng he. Its quite big, and has displayed many interesting stuffs. No guided tour. Make sure to watch video about Zheng He in the museum first. Otherwise u cannot enjoy it well. Personally I felt bored after an hour

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Glad I went. Had to take my shoes off. I found the history interesting. I don't remember what it cost. I found the way they built buildings also interesting. With the air vents.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

In a small city of MANY museums - this one definitely stood out for us as the most interesting. The subject - Cheng Ho - is very interesting and the museum does a great job of re-telling the history of this great explorer. Don't miss the cinema-presentation at the start of your museum visit to fill you in on what... More 

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Address: 51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 606-283-1135/6
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka

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