Malacca Sultanate Palace
Malacca Sultanate Palace
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This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
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Broderick L
Singapore7 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Architecture was nice, but museum was just wax statues and paintings were nothing much. It was enjoyable, but definitely not worth the price.
Written 15 March 2024
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qqtt
Bulle, Switzerland346 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
A nice museum presenting a piece of Malay cultural heritage. Rich displays and lovely setting. The place is air-conditioned.
Written 9 February 2024
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Quang Kiet Le
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam967 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
The museum looked like a small place with exhibitions about Melaka sultan's life. Two floors were opened to visitors. It was quite interesting to walk around and learn a bit of local history. The entry ticket, however, was quite pricey: MYR20 pp.
Written 23 January 2024
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Haytham Abu Firas
Qatar19,237 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum is a museum located in Malacca City, Malacca, Malaysia. Unfortunately we arrived at 11:00am, a closing time. It will open after 4 hours. Unable to visit.
Written 26 September 2023
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Traveling_a_lot4fun
United States561 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
A nice visit - I was surprised that the was air conditioned cool air inside the main floor of the building. The building is arranged with a walk around shoeing displays of various clothes and ceremonial attire through the years - if you are in to clothes/costumes this will be for you. The building has only a couple of rooms to explore with most set up as giant dioramas with posed and dressed mannequins. There are English language translations available on the wall or through a QR code. There are also gardens to explore - I appreciated the 1 ringgit bottle waters available for sale near the front entrance.
Written 30 July 2023
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YolandaP266
Valencia, Spain277 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
I highly recommend you to visit this museums, very interesting to learn about the history of Melaka and the influence had from different cultures to the day. If you like history this is one place to go
Written 9 February 2023
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Ivan
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
The Palace Museum is a historical landmark in Malacca that encompasses 1,300 items of mouthwatering display of mannequins, drawings, weaponry and musical instruments among others. The architectural structure was reconstructed nailless using iron wood. The craftsmanship stands out as a typical style of the Malays during the sultanate rule.
The Palace Museum is located in the city. For ease of travelng you can catch a plane, cab or use e-hailing services. The location is shown on the map.
The Palace Museum is a must go destination for local and foreign tourists.
Tickets are priced at RM5 for adults and 50 cents for children. It is open everyday except Monday from 9am to 6pm
Enjoy your visit to this wonderful palace museum.
Written 18 December 2022
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cw tan
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Nice place overall, since it being my first time in this museum. Likes the architecture and all, will definitely visit in the near future.
Written 12 December 2022
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David G
Kuantan, Malaysia22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
The whole structure is built in the traditional way, all wood and no nails. a good place for a brief and potted history of the Malays in Malacca.
Written 24 December 2020
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Juniper64
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2,642 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
The museum looks like it hasn't been overhauled since the 1980s.

This is a real shame, considering how rich the subject matter is. The exterior looks promising, but once inside, you're confronted with very dim lighting that barely illuminates "information" panels that are often set far too low for comfortable reading. Not so informative, then!

Whoever is getting paid for this, please research how museums in other parts of the world make their subject matter immersive and inspiring.

Malaccan history deserves better.

Please move from 1980 to 2020.
Written 16 August 2020
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