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Address: Complex Warisan Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Phone Number: 606 282 6526
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This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free...

This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.

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Worth the small price of admission

The reconstruction of the palace is well done with 50's era dioramas that are out of date and hokey. Interesting way to get an overview of Malaysian history and customs. What... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
ErikAlison
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Toronto, Canada

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Puchong, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the costumes and original set up. It's like travelling back in time to 1500 seeing the people and activities during Sultan Mansur Shah's reign

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Kajang, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 ringgit for locals and 5 for tourists. I love the place due to its uniqueness. However, displays are quite frustrating. PERZIM must do something to ensure that the entrance fees worth the visit. Overall it was a nice one but there are still rooms for improvement.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is near the A'Famosa Fort entrance and has an entrance fee of 5MYR. The exhibits are mostly life-sized figurines of traders and people, depicting scenes from Melaka's historical past. Some exhibits also show the clothes, jewellery and customs of that period. Not enough about how the colonial forces influenced things. Good to have a quick look.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reconstruction of the palace is well done with 50's era dioramas that are out of date and hokey. Interesting way to get an overview of Malaysian history and customs. What made the small admission price more worthwhile was strolling through the attached gardens.

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Thank ErikAlison
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100 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The replica of the palace is decent enough to visit to get a sense of the sultant's life style and governing structure then. The displays are largely repetition of what have been presented at Stadhuys ...

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Thank Warren H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family with 2 young children. My kids had lot of fun and a lot of information . Good place to visit with families.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little dusty inside, but an interesting chance to look at that type of building up close. The dioramas are 'interesting' even if the dummies are a little odd. Don't forget to take your shoes of first.

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Thank Windyhair
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located beside AFamosa, only RM3 per adult for MyKad holder. Refreshing our memories of school time on History of Melaka. The building itself is a masterpiece. A detailed walk around might takes around 1.5hr.

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Thank Eik Chyun H
Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10rm entrance fee. Note: if you're planning to do a lot of museums in Melaka, it is advisable to wear slippers as you have to take your shoes of quite a lot. Beautiful wooden building and the museum inside depicts the history in a facinating way. The secret garden is also worth loking at. From behind the foutain, you can... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The place is stunning. The inside is just a masterpiece full of history with lots of sets that show how was life centuries ago, the costumes, habits and also the intriguing family affairs of the sultan. Highly recommended.

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