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Address: 29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Vintage Chinese Opulence

This mansion is highly decorated with extremely ornate furniture, fittings and clothes of the era. I took a guided tour of the jewellery exhibition and enjoyed that over the... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The museum is nothing special. It's quite large but it's just another museum with Chinese household items on display. The entrance fee is RM 25 which includes a guide.

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Foster, Australia
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

This mansion is highly decorated with extremely ornate furniture, fittings and clothes of the era. I took a guided tour of the jewellery exhibition and enjoyed that over the mansion. Great for lovers of all things bling.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

How the rich (Pinang Chinese) used to live until less than 100 years ago. No effort or money was spared to build and furnish this combination Art Nouveau and traditional Chinese residence. A renovation of great beauty.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a great peranakan mansion in central Penang. The entry fee includes a tour and the guides were personable, friendly and informative. Our tour consisted of just 2 people, which was great. It can get very busy in the afternoons, but it was still possible to have quiet moments and to take photos with no one else in them.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Come and visit this beautiful old mansion and step back in time. It is very well set out and creates a feeling of yester year at its peak.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

It cost you 21.2 RM for the entrance fee. Inside you can stroll the museum that is basically a house consist of several room, e.g. dining room, bed rooms, family room etc. You can have a tour guide if you want, they will tell you the story of the house previous owner. Some room is decorated with Chinese furniture and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Interesting tour and artifacts. The rooms have been dressed well to show the different eras that have been lived in. Our guide had more than enough information. some of the rooms were almost too cold but as we were moving through that was probably a good thing. Definietely worthwhile.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

A well restored peranakan house. Join the complimentary tour (comes with the entrance fee) conducted by the experienced staff. They give good explanation of the peranakan's history, culture. The museum also has a good collection of items used in the olden days- utensils, clothes, furniture. Felt like having gone through the time machine during the tour.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Ostentatious but magnificent! What a fantastic insight into a way of life that's gone. It is definitely worth the visit. Entrance fee: approx 20 Ringits. Free guide provided.

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

The perfect place to be to learn more about Peranakan cultures and history. The in-house guide are very helpful and friendly.

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