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Pinang Peranakan Mansion

29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
604-2642929
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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“guided tour” (281 reviews)
“chung keng kwee” (29 reviews)
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29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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"amazing collection"
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Had the 45/1hr tour the guide is very informative and spoke good English, the house is worth a visit, only 3 tours each day went for the 2pm next one 3:30.

3  Thank Ross W
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Went in a group of 7, a free guided tour lasting about an hour was provided for us, with other travellers. Our guide Stanley was really informative and passionate about sharing his knowledge with us. We also explored the place by ourselves for another hour...More

3  Thank Bryan T
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Guided tour on the Peranakan Culture was really interesting as the guide was very well learnt. Relax, casual and presented in simple English with some fun quotes to relate to the items on displayed is entertaining. Walking the once home to Baba and Nyonya family...More

3  Thank attie s
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

I was there for 3 times. First time I was on my own and it really impressed me with its living history and well maintenance. Then I went there again with a batch of my friends and they were happy. Lastly was I had my...More

3  Thank Alven_Looi
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

I came here early, between 9.30 and 10.00 am, and there were not many other people there. It filled up by the time I left. Stanley showed myself and three other people around the building, and the tour was very interesting and informative.He was a...More

3  Thank 12Maren
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

This is my second Visit to this Museum and it expended with more of the history preservation items to display. Entry ticket you can buy it at the entrance of this mansion. It was some different between peranakan in Melaka, Singapore Phuket. A double-storey mansion...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

A brief guided tour about Baba Nyonya, especially their wedding culture. The staff was kind enough to let me in even it was 5 p.m. already. interesting building and temple to walk around.

3  Thank Tina L
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

The amount of Peranakan culture recorded and displayed in this museum is so expansive that we didn't know where to start. Fortunately our entrance fee comes with a guided tour. We met the in-house guide at the lobby and proceeded with a unhurried stroll of...More

3  Thank livingroundtheworld
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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We spent a very interesting hour or so here. Our guide Stanley was brilliant, funny and very knowledgable. The history of the building and the family provides a good insight into Georgetown and Malaysia.

3  Thank Holly M
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

I love history and this museum doesn't disappoint in the area of what life would have been like during it's time of use. It's beautiful and packed full of period furnishings, clothing, art and day to day objects. Well worth a couple hours. Can easily...More

3  Thank jlsfl
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Asg G
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Yipjames | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I'm expert enough to describe the importance of the architecture. Perhaps, it's the unique blending of faux Chinese and Malaysia styles that rendered the entire Peranakan culture that much interesting. First... More
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Ha N
December 27, 2017|
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Response from ayytravel | Reviewed this property |
Yup! They do have English/Chinese tour guides. The guides use simple English to describe about the lifestyle of the Peranakans who lived in the mansion, so your kids will be able to understand the tour as well.
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amytham
September 25, 2017|
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Response from sishengw | Reviewed this property |
They provide free tour everyday, from 9.30am to 5pm. You just need to get entrance ticket and follow the tour. :)
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