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Peranakan Museum

39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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The Peranakan Museum explores the culture of Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia. Installed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School, built in 1912, this intimate museum possesses one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan objects. Galleries on three floors illustrate the cultural traditions and the distinctive visual arts of the Peranakans. The Peranakan Museum provides a stimulating and educational experience for all, while representing the living culture of the Peranakan community in the region. The museum is a component of the Asian Civilisations Museum, operating under the National Heritage Board.
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39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a wonderful museum. Located near the city centre, the place is a three-storey building, with different sections in each storey to tell us an insight about Peranakan and more. It's one of the unique places in Singapore that visitors have to visit.

Thank Bali-Melali
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have visited this museum a number of times but each visit is still as interesting as the first. It is well organised and easy to do. Even if you are not into museums you will enjoy this one. The Peranakan culture is well explained through...More

Thank Weng Chun W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting the museum, please follow the guided tour. So much more stories and extra information. Kids gets to complete their quest sheet, definitely fun. Great place to spend the evening.

Thank aflame_SG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a wonderful museum. It gives so much information on the Singapore culture and how it was influenced by other cultures coming to Singapore to trade. The museum has a large collection of artifacts. I would recommend having a guide. Without a guide...More

Thank Antonia V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this museum at 6PM cause by then they have discounted ticket. I would be lying if I said the place itself emitted creepy aura. I was scared the most by a painting of a woman in the top floor. The horror aside, the...More

Thank liaagatha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is housed in a historic and beautiful building whose facade is lit at night recently to celebrate Singapore Night Festival. Entry is by ticket. It houses the Straits born Chinese or Peranakan's collection of cultural relics of a bygone era . Beautiful clothes,...More

Thank EaglevisionLowe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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.

Thank celge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 14 August 2017

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

Thank Carolann T
Reviewed 14 August 2017

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

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