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Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum

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A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive museum; Melaka’s colorful seafaring history is tastefully displayed within.
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Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

hasn't cruising changed since the sailing ships. those were the brave conquring heroes that sailed on those ships who had no suites, baths, comfy beds or buffet food to speak of. And we have something to complain about?

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank azra h
Reviewed June 7, 2019

The ship is awesome but poor maintenance left this place much to be desired. We went in on a hot day but the air con wasn't functioning so it was really stuffy. Some of the exhibits were not well kept. The concept is awesome, but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mayloongt
Reviewed April 25, 2019

I personally found it fascinating to crawl around inside a replica of an old trading ship. I was astonished at how much space there was inside. I went first thing in the morning during the hot season, so the place was basically empty. When I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 53pluscountries
Reviewed April 21, 2019

The standard of your average Malaysian museum falls a bit short of Western standards, to say the least. Facilities are average, toilets not the best. The displays are OK but could be so much better. This one tells you a lot about the history of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pathfinder617
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Nice to get into the ship that is converted into muzeum. In the middle of city, easy to find. Good place for photo taking. It's a landmark.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank S0u0e0
Reviewed March 20, 2019

So many museum, object can you visit in Melaka, near Red Building, this is one of. Like another submarine museum, in this museum you can enjoy the story of Malaysian Submarine

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fathulhilal
Reviewed March 11, 2019

Well worthwhile to see the exhibits in the hold of this ship and also the nearby heritage maritime museum

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christopher N
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Among the many museums in Melacca (or just around the Dutch Square are), this is a good one perhaps second only to the Stadhuys museum -- if you are a museum lover like us. The replica of an ancient ship itself is quite unique, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank icchen11
Reviewed February 25, 2019

A new ship on dry land boring , walk past to submarine and motor patrol boats towards coast there are also boats to sumatra around here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chuckwow56
Reviewed February 25, 2019

As an old merchant seaman this was a 'must see' attraction for me. The cost of going around the Flora de la Mar and the Maritime Museum across the road was very, very reasonable. There are lots of steps to gain access to the ship...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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eljzlovelys
February 22, 2018|
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Response from eqazaman | Reviewed this property |
We've stayed at Hallmark Crown. But since we both love to walk, we simply walk to it. But u can find a hotel near to Dataran Pahlawan area. I bet it much closer compared to ours. 😊
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ayuayumi95
December 7, 2017|
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Admission Fees The entrance fee for Maritime Museum is RM 3.00 per entry for adult and RM 1.00 for children and students. But there are additional fees for digital audio guide services. Opening hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm But... More
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