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Chinese Heritage Museum

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42 Jalan Ibrahim, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
607 – 2249 633
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Interesting and historical

This is an interesting museum showcasing the lifestyle of Chinese Immigrants, who migrated to Johor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Phi S
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Quick Introduction to Chinese Heritage

3 levels in total, segregated in chronological order. Interesting selection of artefacts (although... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Venus P
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42 Jalan Ibrahim, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting museum showcasing the lifestyle of Chinese Immigrants, who migrated to Johor many years ago. The museum is very well kept and clean. Lots of history and very educational for the family.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 levels in total, segregated in chronological order. Interesting selection of artefacts (although limited), I spent about an hour at the attraction. Recommended for those who would like to have a quick introduction to Johor Bahru Chinese culture (:

Thank Venus P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most people find this museum from its rear entrance in Jalan Tan Hook Nee, but its main entrance is on Jalan Ibrahim. You will learn how Johor Bahru was built up through the labour of Chinese immigrants working on pepper and gambier plantations. Lots of...More

Thank Helengray17
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Fascinating little museum mapping out the influence of the Chinese on the development of Johor. Through four flights of stairs and many corridors you learn how the initial settlers built their communities and businesses, building on Pepper and Gambit trading across the world from here....More

Thank Marty1340
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It was amazing to see the spaces that the Chinese lived in when the lived in the area, and it was only 60 years ago that they were living in such cramped quarters.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Situated at Tan Hiok Nee Road, in the heart of business area of the early Southern Chinese community, the building where the museum is located already has a lot of histories and stories to tell. This is a tiny three storey museum with a rich...More

Thank Seahorse_Rider
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Historical information which you may know more about Johor, formation of Malaya and Malaysia. Besides, you will find lots of antique money notes and coins which i'm bet you may never seen it before if you are not old enough. Entrance ticket just RM6 per...More

Thank Yau W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A place to learn johorean chinese history, including their culture, ekonomy & politic since early 19 century. Worth to visit at least once

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Visited in April 2017. The ticket price is cheap. Have a good grasp of history for those interested in Johor pioneer. Have free fall of water at the 1st storey near toilet. Staff especially Bengala security guard is friendly and helpful. But have to climb...More

Thank 919pang 9
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Three floors of history surrounding the origins of the Chinese immigrants who helped in no small way the development of this area.Also mentions the Japanese invasion and subsequent events,and the close ties with Singapore. If you have already visited the Old Chinese Temple in brings...More

Thank William J
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