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Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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This is an actual ship converted into museum. Once you step into the air conditioned dock, you get... read more

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Chui Mei C
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Get on board the ship to learn about the so called Malay histories. there is quite a showsace of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive museum; Melaka’s colorful seafaring history is tastefully displayed within.
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Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an actual ship converted into museum. Once you step into the air conditioned dock, you get to watch a video showing how trading were undergoing in the ancient time, that is very informative. there's a weird mock up of jail showing how people...More

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

Get on board the ship to learn about the so called Malay histories. there is quite a showsace of guns and ships display on board.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ketoyokluvtravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Suggest to change staff who taking care the photo area. embarrassing when I brought my Korean friend visit this place. No. 1 when we wrong use entrance the boys call us "hey" then shouting 1kg RM5, 1kg RM5. Im a Malay and I know very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Boy S
Reviewed 3 December 2018

I thought this was a brilliant place to visit. I learned a great deal from going round it, and I found it very informative in a very individual way. The presentation was good, and you found out a lot without being bored. Great location, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warg57
Reviewed 3 December 2018

10 r for tourists, 5r for Malaysians..you can cover this in 30 minutes.Information inside regarding the importance of Malacca as a trading port but it was stiflingly hot, even with fans, that you really just glanced at the facts.Steep steps on board so not for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndyIsobel
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I had high expectations of this museum after reading that it is a must-visit. Was awed on the outside but disappointed entering inside. Although shoes must be removed to enter the interior, any loss of shoes are at your own risks. And the exhibits were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chan S
Reviewed 2 November 2018

If you never visit this museum, you can try once!! Well i went there couple of times and still not impress by how the management handle the place. First,the place is small and super HOT due to no A.C environment. I was expecting at least...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank eylmik
Reviewed 31 October 2018

It was an interesting visit while we were in the area, I'd advise people to go for it but they MUST keep their expectations low. The museum wasn't really well kept … it's very simple, some of the items inside the ship on the 2nd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MuhammadAMA
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting this unique museum and learning the local history. Who knew a ship could have so many floors and space to accommodate the museum. Having family from this region made it all the more interesting. This town was a melting pot for many...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kaye L
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It looks like this was built and has never been maintained, it is rather weather beaten and getting a little run down, inside the ship there is a display of the history of Malacca and the role the Portuguese played, worth visiting to find out...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ivan C
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22 February 2018|
Response from eqazaman | Reviewed this property |
We've stayed at Hallmark Crown. But since we both love to walk, we simply walk to it. But u can find a hotel near to Dataran Pahlawan area. I bet it much closer compared to ours. 😊
8 December 2017|
Response from Ziarat K | Reviewed this property |
Admission Fees The entrance fee for Maritime Museum is RM 3.00 per entry for adult and RM 1.00 for children and students. But there are additional fees for digital audio guide services. Opening hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm But... More