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Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
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Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
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The Peranakan Museum explores the culture of Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia. Installed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School, built in 1912, this intimate museum possesses one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan...more
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39 Armenian Street Peranakan Museum, Singapore 179941, Singapore
Bras Basah
+65 6332 7591
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All reviews unique culture guided tour armenian street local women straits chinese daily life singapore culture beautiful building interesting exhibits emerald hill great insight southeast asia on display worth a visit interesting place couple of hours entrance fee
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nicely sectioned. Day we went was not crowded, can browse at leisure within air-conditioned facility. Recommend to visit museums in renovated mansions & houses, along with this one. Soak it all in.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 306jamesl
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not your average museum. Another historical view of Singapore culture and diversity. Well laid out. Excellent exhibits. Worth going for a tour

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lorynl303
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a a beautiful and very interesting Museum about the diverse Peranakans. We met a lady in the Arab District in a shop house. She had wonderful artefacts in the shop. She introduced us to the Peranakan Culture and told us stories of her...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 298patrizial
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely museum to visit, so interesting to know & see the history & the beaded shoes are just amazing. Plenty to see & do while there & the gift shop downstairs to the right of the building when you exit is worth a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Penny C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just stroll around from Golden Mile complex heading to the Merlion Park. And passed by at this place. This is so nice not to be appreciated.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank libonmelangastravel
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a weekend and joined one of the free highlight tours. Lots to see and a beautiful collection but really brought to life by Ian, our tour guide. He was brilliant! Well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SDM88
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This is a museum devoted to Peranakan culture and all aspects of it. I liked the exhibits very much and the relaxing feel to the building. Very friendly staff. The exhibits focus on the customs and art of that ethnic group. Fascinating to be able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We had a most interesting afternoon going around the museum, learning about the history and cultural heritage of perankan culture. Such lovely and lively displays to show off such a great culture. A must visit for sure.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angelinat202
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Disappointed this cost more than the fabulous Asian Civilisation Museum, but beside that, definitely worth a visit. Gorgeous old building and rickety floor boards! The staff were helpful and friendly. The actual displays were fabulous. My son learned a lot about funerals and weddings from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katea507
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Great guided tours and exhibits, with an interesting look at the past and specific cultures of Singapore. The general halls are free for locals but otherwise at a small fee . Despite it being a Saturday, the place was pleasant and not overcrowded. Do visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 3, 2018|
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Response from Groundnuts | Reviewed this property |
I’ve not seen NUS Baba house. I suggest guided would be better if u are not familiar with Asian culture.
November 8, 2017|
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Response from cherietomkins | Reviewed this property |
There is a shop there but sorry didn't go in
March 17, 2017|
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10.00 sg
Travel Forum Posts
Standard or Stored Value Ticket (9 Replies)
Hi! Am planning, perhaps over-optimistically, to visit Marina Barrage, National Museum, Peranakan Museum, Gardens by the Bay, Esplanade - Theaters on the Bay, Kuan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, St. Andrew's Cathedral, Baba House, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Thian Hockey Keng Temple, Botanic Gardens, Zoo & Night Safari in the 5 days that we will be spending in Singapore. Is it doable by MRT & bus? Should we buy a standard ticket or an adult stored value one? How does one use a standard...More
November 21, 2013|
Response fromMankster|
For 5 days get a stored value EZlink Card. Every thing other than the Zoo and night safari I would go by MRT. Get a taxi to the animal Parks.
Melbourne, Australia
Enough time to see Jurong Bird Park on stopover? (12 Replies)
Hi all I have an 8 hour layover in Singapore en route to Frankfurt from Melbourne. I arrive at 5:45am and depart at 2:00pm. I realise that Jurong Bird Park opens at 8:30am. Would I have adequate time to see the park if I got there when the gates open at 8:30am and leave 12pm to go back to the airport? How long would it take to get from Changi airport to Jurong via MRT? If it is too difficult to get to and from Jurong Bird Park from the airport, I thought alternatively of taking...More
September 12, 2014|
Response fromzomp416|
I may be answering my own question here, but I just looked at the map of Singapore and would the Botanic Gardens be a better option? I know I have said that I have been before, but I only spent a couple of hours there and didn't see everything. It seems that the Botanic Gardens runs on the 'yellow' line on the map, while the station at Changi is 'green. Where would I need to change MRT routes in order to go via public transport from Changi airport to Botanic Gardens? This also begs the...More
Asian Civilizations Museum vs. Peranakan Museum (5 Replies)
I am trying to decide which of these museums to visit. Is there one you prefer over the other?
April 09, 2017|
Response fromJohnP55|
Haven't been to the Peranakan Museum, but the Asian Civilisation Museum kept me occupied for a good few hours, I found it immensely informative, with knowledgable staff and an astounding collection