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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

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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...more
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Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-282 1273
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All reviews guided tour baba nyonya chan family peranakan family beautiful house no photography peranakan house informative guide old house guide book great insight chinese culture worth a visit entrance fee on display jonker street furniture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent about an hour here. The embroidery on silk wall hangings were really impressive, we spent easily 20 minutes just to adore the wonderful workmanship. The rest were time preserved old pieces owned by a very large and well off family. quite a good experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chui Mei C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Photographs NOT allowed. Loved the place which had some interesting things that the Penang Peranakan Museum didn't have e.g. Visitor peep hole in the ground of the upper floor (master bed room) used in the olden days, the folding "doors" that locked and covered the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ptaxol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid RM15 to visit the museum. I would say it is one of the better museums we've visited. Well laid out and the explanatory booklet was easily followed. Not too big but more than enough to get a glimpse of the culture and background of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank botak67
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff working is not friendly and need to improve to not only service the expatriates but also to the malaysian locals.More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank M C
Thien87, Manager at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear MC, I sincerely apologize for the discomfort that you experienced. We at the Baba & Nyonya Museum take serious measures to ensure that all our guests are treated equally. Nevertheless, our staffs had somehow failed to uphold that spirit. The management appreciates your sincere...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is very interesting but I found some of the rooms repetitive with the information. It was a very warm day when we visited and this could have added to us wanting to read and move on. There is certainly an incredible amount of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kempli24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this place although have been to Malacca a couple of times already. 2 different pricing for entry, M$15 for self exploration tour and M$19 for guided tour. Recommend the guided tour as I think it is worth the additional M$4 as you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Vince-Helena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon entrance, we are greeted by the staff. There are 2 options to either opt for a guided tour (RM18/pax) at a specific timing or tour the house on your on (RM15/pax) with a booklet provided explaining the history and various parts of the house....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OnAJoliday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a time capsule, it was the home of a wealthy Chinese trading family. A lot of the things on view are just as they were when the family moved out, kitchen utensils, photos, clothing. Particularly amusing was the wooden cover at the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rosemary03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well kept the old furniture's. The reception are warm & friendly. We opt for self walk & provided booklet explain the details of each display. The book is very informative. The entrance cost RM15 per adult.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lfyloh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Suggest to go for the guided tour rather than the self tour, a difference of RM4 only. It's worth the money. For kids on the guided tour, there is a free activity session for them @ FOC. Look out for the peep hole on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Chabu Z
27 December 2017|
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Response from sharon9700 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets at the museum itself. Cost RM16.00 each. The tour is guided and are scheduled. The last round I went is at 12noon. Last about 45mins.
Chabu Z
27 December 2017|
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Response from Thien87 | Property representative |
Hi, the tickets you may purchase at the museum's entrance on the day of your visit, the rates for adult is RM16, and RM11 for children from 5-12 years old. Kindly not that we usually have English guided tours every half an... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from 681libbyf | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday!