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Address: No. 70 Jalan Tun Mamat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Phone Number:
606-2814770

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A place for photography, but not!

I took some photos around this shop at the front side. When moved to the back side of the shop, I was warned by an old lady not to take photo as that section is for sell. Kinda... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
idawae83
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Sepang, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

In a city with many antique, art, craft and souvenir shops the Malaqa House stands out as one not to miss. Staff (Grace) was helpful and knowledgeable about the history and significance of their older cultural icons and articles.

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Sepang, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I took some photos around this shop at the front side. When moved to the back side of the shop, I was warned by an old lady not to take photo as that section is for sell. Kinda confious is it a shop or museum or..? Owner should have notify customers/visitors earlier by putting a signboard.

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Thank idawae83
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit. Walk along Melaka river at night is a must. Stay at Jonker street will save you travel time since most of places to visit is just a walking distance. Stayed at Jonker Boutique Hotel.

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1 Thank Samhairi S
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253 reviews
148 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I was actually didn't meant to visit this place, I don't even knew that this place exist, I was just walking along the street trying to find Baba Nyonya museum, but stumble upon this old but kinda interesting place. I decided to take a look, it's actually worth a visit, they have a lot of old stuff, like really old.... More 

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1 Thank Leonard S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2,286 reviews
1,509 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 811 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Located in a restored heritage shop house, this is a part museum and part business store. Lots of interesting antiques, replicas, furniture, carvings and artwork. Quite a large shop house, it is worth a visit if in the area.

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Thank nellielim
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679 reviews
285 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 422 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

It's just down the road from the more.famous (and popular) baba and nyonya museum It's free entry to this one and it's a simple but informative musuem on the history of nyonya culture and melaka. Not many people know as most just stumbles onto it Since you should be visiting the baba and nyonya museum if you are a tourist... More 

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Thank Julian F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2015

It's great that they still preserve the structure of the original house. Decent display and collection of antiques. I especially love the semi open indoor garden. Since it is a small museum, would be great if they make the upper floor available for customers to enjoy coffee/tea and traditional baba nyonya kuih for tea time or perhaps a photo booth... More 

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Thank saraidylla
Bandung,Indonesia
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515 reviews
380 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We visited the Melaqa House Museum and antique shop accidentally when we passed by Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, on 2 May 2015. A well preserved shophouse ,demonstrates an adaptive reuse of the existing structure, for a new use of art and antique business. A thoughtful conservation of the building ,using the original materials ,for example the floor tiles ,granite... More 

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2 Thank Erwin K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

As with many attractions that we visited in Melaka, we stumbled upon this museum while walking down the street and decided to go inside especially because of free admission. We stayed for no more than 25 minutes, but I thought it was a very neat little place worth the visit. Excellent artwork and artifacts lined the walls and we were... More 

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