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Address: 29, Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604-2642929
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Private Tour: Penang Georgetown Heritage Tour
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Private Tour: Museums and Street Art Tour in George Town

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Excellent snapshot into the very wealthy elite of old. Great collection of beautiful goods in its original environs. The collection of Kasut Manik is spectacular and try to... read more

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Calgary
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent snapshot into the very wealthy elite of old. Great collection of beautiful goods in its original environs. The collection of Kasut Manik is spectacular and try to compare this to the lone shoemaker who still makes these shoes on Armenian Street. Their collection of antique Peranakan Jewellery is worth the visit alone.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well maintained peranakan piece of history in Penang. With guide to explain. Even the gift shop have a nice selection of souvenirs some are exclusive.Friendly staffs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a very nice place to visit. Really interesting look at history. Exhibits are in full display and the whole place is opened up for visitors.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

At the current price of 22RM I'd say it's very overpriced. Basically it's just a flea market antique museum. 90% of the stuff isn't very interesting. Lots of porcelain dishes and "fine" China. There is not very much information provided in english. Just old furniture and such. There is a room of magnificent old jewelry which is cool. Everything is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Mansion and excellent Straits Chinese gold museum. The Peranakan Mansion has a good collection of furniture, haberdashery, Nonya bead work and embroidery. A treat; you can actually find Peranakan jewellery (kerongsang, earrings, broaches, rings) of reasonably good quality intan in their "gift shop".

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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a place where the Singapore Drama 小娘惹 film, Mum and I like that drama a lot, and we decided to pay a visits finally after some times. I am having numerous of imagination while visits around in this mansion. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having already visited many museums on our trip, we were not actually planning to visit the Peranakan Mansion. However, the weather was wet and cloudy so we thought we'd give it a go and we were glad we did. The house is beautiful and full of lavish wealth and tradition. What really made our trip so special though was our... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum guide (named Woo) was very informative and knowledgeable. She may have missed out some important information according to our own tour guide. But overall, the museum exhibits offered an eye-opening experience and I have learned more about my peranakan heritage more than anywhere else I've been. I enjoyed my time there and would recommend this place.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very interesting to see a typical Pernankan house. The history is so rich. The detail in the woodwork, furniture, porcelain and Jewellery is so interesting. Well worth a visit.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many old history traditional articles. For example, jewelry, clothing, glass, clothing and decoration etc. The building is also old building. We can know about a love story between chinese male and malaysian female. Most of the jewelry and crafts is very beautiful and valuable.

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