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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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Address: Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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+60 6-283 1273
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The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO...

The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in March 1985.

Visiting hours from 10.00am to 4.30pm every day.

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should go in with the guide

went here just in time the guided tour start. the guide explain the history of baba n nyonya very well and like brought u back to the past.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

went here just in time the guided tour start. the guide explain the history of baba n nyonya very well and like brought u back to the past.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth the payment. A thorough guided tour inside the museum will let u learn alot more than you will by reading yourself. Great place to learn a thing or two about the peranakan history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The guide was extremely kind to us. She shown us all the details in the museum. Very nice and lovely conversion during the visit. You simply can´t miss this place in you travel to Malacca

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The experience consisted of a well-planned tour around the workings of an actual Peranakan household, including insights into the lives of both the rich owners and the people that served them. Emily, our tour guide, was a wonderful host, was always accomodating and ready to answer any of our questions. Her humming while walking us around was particularly endearing. Overall,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the guided tour lasting just over an hour, brilliant. We found the whole museum a joy and the tour so interesting and informative . I cannot recommend it more highly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an excellent place to visit as it is extremely interesting and very good value for money. The guided tour is worth taking as we found out so much more than we would have done had we gone by ourselves. The additional snippets of information and anecdotes added considerably to our enjoyment of the tour, which was guided by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A truly beautiful place showing the very special heritage of the Baba&Nonyas in Melaka. A really good and effective guide with a lot of knowledge about the premises. You truly got a feel of the days gone by, they even had a really cute Victorian bathroom with a rain-shower - just imagine this luxury back then. Strongly recommended for a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent place to visit. They have a guided tour that explains the history and traditions of the Baba's and Nyonya's. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The host name Emily provided the guide service for our group. The museum itself might not be large but when combining with Emily stories made it an enjoyable hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We participated in the last tour of the day (4:00 pm), along with a group of about 20 middle-school children, visiting from Singapore. These kids were natually chatty, and our guide, the indominitable Emily, had to "whip them into shape" a couple of times. Emily made the tour a great success. She has a good sense of humour, and knows... More 

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