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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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Address: Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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+60 6-283 1273
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The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO...

The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in March 1985.

Visiting hours from 10.00am to 4.30pm every day.

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Very informative guided tour

A very interesting piece of history that is distinctly Malacca. When visiting Malacca, Nyonya food is a must, and so is this Museum. We went at the right time and caught the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very interesting piece of history that is distinctly Malacca. When visiting Malacca, Nyonya food is a must, and so is this Museum. We went at the right time and caught the guided tour in English at 4pm. Our guide, Christina, was great and explained the history of the peranakans very well. The owners did a good job in preserving... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our guide made the tour really good as he told us many stories about the objects in the rooms. The tour takes one hour and it helps you to understand the baba and nyonya culture. I highly recomment taking the tour! The tours start evert hour.

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Thank Janja D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Guide was very knowledgable. Entry price comes with a guide and runs every hour, on the hour! Definitely worth it, so much history of Melaka and the culture mix between Chinese and Malay locals. A restored old house, still owned by the original family who first came form china to settle in Melaka. Definitely worth taking an hour out of... More 

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Thank Libby F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Originally three houses, wonderful tiled floors, intricate gilt carved staircase, displays of china, glass and furniture. Views from upstairs down into the courtyards, kitchens. Believe the 4th generation still own it

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Thank T00ts10
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard about baba and nyoya for many years but this is the first time we get to understand more about their origination, culture and life. Very interesting and the place has been well maintained. We enjoy the tour around the historic house museum.

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Thank Connie H
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guide seems loving his job very well as all the informations given on his finger tips and jovial person. ( sorry missed to get this malay guy name). Learned about the baba culture and their traditions which made our day.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and very informative tour of a traditional Baba and Nyonya house. Duration and content just right, definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to this museum give a fascinating glimpse into the lives of a well to do Chinese family. A range of exhibits from when the house was built through to the present day, with the main focus probably mid-20th century. We borrowed guide books and guided ourselves around the museum which worked well. There are few labels on exhibits,... More 

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Thank jschwa1
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house was a Chinese family home for many generations and now a museum. Well worth a visit - excellent guide.

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Thank Tim H
Laguna Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, Shirley, was absolutely fabulous. She had a deep knowledge of the museum and its family, and her sense of humor made the tour an absolute delight. I would recommend this tour to anyone in Melaka.

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