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Malacca Heritage Centre

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Address: Jonker St, Malacca, Melaka, Malaysia
Phone Number: 60146410699
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The Malacca Heritage Centre is a place untouched by time, where a unique...

The Malacca Heritage Centre is a place untouched by time, where a unique heritage has been meticulously maintained. A museum that is still a family and ancestral home, it is filled with the objects and spirit of the Peranakan culture of Malacca, as it has been for more than a hundred years.

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Historical Malacca Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur including Lunch
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Private Tour: Malacca Malaysia Day Trip from Singapore including Lunch

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Fascinating private museum

Not to be confused with other museums, this one is a private initiative, and deserves credit and mention. A private home, in the Chua Family for several generations, it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2016
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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28 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old heritage building in malacca. nice old building to visit. you can walk here and cycling in this are

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Not to be confused with other museums, this one is a private initiative, and deserves credit and mention. A private home, in the Chua Family for several generations, it is a fascinating insight into the lives of the Baba Nyonya people of old Malacca. Totally original, with a vast an array of period items, furniture and clothing. The house is... More 

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Potsdam, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Loved the old heritage buildings. Make sure to walk every little street. You will find suprises everywhere. And do not miss the little river walk, lovely little cafés and bars there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Malacca Heritage Centre, a place that not only with heritage view, buildings but also full with delicious local cuisine , shops,and a lot of visitors!!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Its always been a must to visit this place whenever we are at Melaka. It just bring back memories of what we have learned during school days.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Good historic interesting and educational. Melacca is full of interest from its many cultured past which influences it in the twentyfirst century.

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Strathdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

I have ever seen so many museum in on area than those in Malacca. Considerable investment, thought and care has been devoted to establishing a truly heritage site, recognised by UNESCO.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

A glimpse into the past. Historical sites with signboards narrating the historical events that shaped Melaka.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

U must climb a bit much stair, but while u arrived at the top, the view ia amazing, really good to take photo, must visit when come to malacca

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

Place: Malacca, dubbed "The Historic State", is a state in Malaysia and located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of Malacca. It borders Negeri Sembilan to the north and Johor to the south. The capital is Malacca City, which is 148 kilometres (92 miles) south east of Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur, 235 kilometres... More 

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