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Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum)

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Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300, Malaysia
(606) 282 2988
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Free tour of a traditional house. We were hosted by the owner who was very nice and was very happy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
FloreGdr
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Paris, France
Great visit!

Worth visiting just to meet the old lady who does the tours. Grand daughter of original owner and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer D
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Western Australia, Australia
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Definitely for tourists only, this tiny museum is actually a Malaysian house showing how a typical Malaysian family lives.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“malay house” (11 reviews)
“old lady” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300, Malaysia
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(606) 282 2988

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Free tour of a traditional house. We were hosted by the owner who was very nice and was very happy to present us his house and way of living. He is very interesting in sharing with the guest and the house is beautiful. You can...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting just to meet the old lady who does the tours. Grand daughter of original owner and she is 80 plus - every time we spoke to her she said she was different age ! hilarious. Worth visiting. Make a generous donation in the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner showed us round his traditional house and was very proud to tell us the history and show us all the beautiful rooms.We were then given tea and many delicious specialities from Melaka.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A unique experience. We visited and met the elderly lady whose grandfather lived in this kampong home. She showed us around and told us about her family, photographed us sitting on the wedding chairs, and invited us each to bang a gong 3 times for...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We enjoyed walking through this house and meeting the granddaughter of the original owner who is now in her 80s. She doesn't speak a lot of English so it is nice to have someone to interpret. In any case, it is an interesting house to...More

1  Thank Palmettotraveller
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lighting are everywhere at night where the whole village been light up by beautiful lighting colours along Melaka River. Best view by having a night river cruise.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a genuine Kampung house like you wont see elsewhere. We were kindly introduced by the 85 years old grandma that lives there, and told us the story of each picture and object. It is a beautiful place to go and one of...More

1  Thank LuizCorrea
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I'm not one for museums and such things, but I found this to be a very interesting experience, seeing how a traditional Malay house looks and feels. I must have got my timing around as I managed to join a tour that has just spoken....More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

To those who wanna try live a life a peaceful village at Melaka you should try at this place. The environment very recommended

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We found out about this tour via the Tourist info centre and went along to this free tour. It was very good. We were shown through a private home in which we were encouraged to donate but which was quite charming. We also got to...More

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Steven Y
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Response from Sue_in_UK | Reviewed this property |
There is a donation box. Well worth it I though
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Asaf S
22 July 2016|
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Response from Rebecca M | Reviewed this property |
Although we were there mid week I am pretty certain that the lady who lives there (Fatima) would welcome you during daylight hours. We visited after breakfast as we were staying just across the road at The Majestic hotel, we... More
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