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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-283 1273
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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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Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-283 1273
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a home turned museum. It is pretty and worth a visit. One of the staff (senior lady) was extremely rude and curt. They made paying visitors feel unwelcomed, as if they are doing the visitors are great favor by allowing them in. If...More

Thank MikeCMelbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the heart of Jonker Walk, this is not to be missed place for a visit. Share a knowledge to friends and families when visiting this place.

Thank nidusinas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a humorous tour guide to help us stay awake. I cant remeber his name. Very interesting to have a peak into the lives of the people that lived in this house. You cant take photos because the descendents requested to respect the ancestors....More

Thank mvhahaha
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who love history, this is the place for you. There are lots of stuff from the past during the straits days.

Thank david0ng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had decided to visit this museum, which we had passed while walking to our hotel. We hadn't researched it, so we're very fortunate that we arrived just as a guided tour was leaving. The museum is fascinating, and we learned so much from the...More

Thank travelalways255103
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautifully preserved old home. Very interesting. No photos allowed. Last tour of the day is 3.30pm.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice one hour tour of this large (3 co joined houses) property - interesting to see how the well off lived a 100 year ago

Thank kiwi-traveller-PS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful house, very special furniture. Interesting insight into local peranakan family life and culture. Skip the tour and do a self guide with the book. Much better than 50 people all at once in that tiny house!

Thank nidanedruol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this house recently. The guided tour was 45mins to an hour long. However it was very entertaining and educational. The house was beautifully maintained and is a joy to visit. I love the little hole on the top floor that looks down to...More

Thank EastmeetsWestAB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, pretty and knowledgeable guide we had. Worth the visit when you are in Melaka. Had a great time knowing the culture, heritage, believes of Baba and Nynonya community in just 45 minutes. 👍🏼 Highly recommend!!

Thank sharon9700
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Libby F | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday!
26 March 2017|
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Response from henrykcchan | Property representative |
They can speak Chinese , Melayu and English
Diah004262 A
25 October 2016|
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Response from henrykcchan | Property representative |
It takes about 1/2 if you walk n taxi about 15 minutes or less. Opening hours is from 10-5pm. Last tour is t 4.15pm