Great place to learn about this specific Singaporean culture. Not only the insights into the history and lifestyle of Peranakans are worth a visit, but also the beautiful building.
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Galleries on three floors provide insight into the Peranakan culture of Singapore. Really well organized with displays of ceramics, furniture, wedding and funeral traditions, and clothing. A fascinating look at a unique community.
The Paranakan Museum is small but full of fascinating stories and exhibits detailing the beginnings of this old culture - the result of blending one race with another, many times over. Three floors of rooms given over to aspects such as language, weddings and food...More
My husband & I recently did the Singapore Heritage Tour which we booked through Viator. $63 ea. and lasted 3 hrs. Fortunately for us we were the only 2 on the tour this day so we had a very personal experience. Mr. Foo our guide...More
The Peranakan culture is unique to Singapore & Malaysia, but I didn't realise that it was split into two different ethnic groups - Chinese and Indian - until I visited the museum. Apart from some fabulous exhibits it shows what a large part the Paranakan...More
Great building, lovely guides, pleasant exhibition, right price... but what is Peranakan? Wife still doesn't know either. I'm going with this: the first groups of people to live in the area after the indigenous Malays. That said, I wouldn't bet the house on it. They...More
This lovely museum provide a wonderful overview of an important part of Singapore history, culture and ethnicity. The exhibits are comprehensive without being overwhelming with information. This is a museum that can be enjoyed by all ages. On the 2nd Sunday of the month admission...More
The history of the Peranakan Museum started when the existing Chinese school was converted to a museum. It showed-case how the locals lived during the olden eines beförderten Singapore was fully developed and under colonial rule. The museum has many items that depict the cultural...More
I loved this museum which wasn't overwhelming and told a great story of the Peranakan Malaysians. Lots of great exhibits in a traditional museum setting.
it was a special memories I would never forget. The museum is a great to explore and know about Singapore culture. I still keep some items i bought from there.