Have always been fascinated with the Straits Baba Nonyas. I thought to check out this small social museum because of the excellent reviews. I was rather disappointed with the setup and staff. So you have to ring the doorbell to be buzzed in. You enter this empty gleaming hallway/shop. After awhile of wondering what next, a lady appeared behind the counter and stared at us. So we asked awkwardly how this works. She then asked us what we would like to do. We finally worked out that you can get an audio guide if you want or just read a handout. She then left us to wonder around the place ourselves (which we actually preferred as we can take out time). The place was hot and stuffy despite the air conditioning unit. At a room we saw another lady appearing from a doorway and asked if she could turn up the air conditioning and she replied that it was already up. We wondered thorough a nicely curated collection but decided to cut short out visit because we were so hot. We went to the empty entrance and tried to get out. An invisible fairy buzzed us out after we rattled at the door. Go only if you have an hour to spare and do not mind the heat.
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