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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-282 1273
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The Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum is located in Melaka, a world UNESCO Site. The house is a combination of three terrace lots that were acquired by the Chan family in 1861. Four generations lived in the house before it was opened as a museum in March 1985. Visiting hours from 10.00am to 4.30pm every day.
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Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting visit. A guided tour which was excellent was well worth the visit. Interesting information given

Thank Lorraine K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Price of the tour was RM16 (if I'm not wrong).. but the walk away experience and sights in the house was worthwhile.. have to wait little for participants of the previous tour group to clear out of the entire house before we can go in.....More

Thank MWongJP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Peranakan and old Chinese mansion architecture so visiting the Baba and Nonya Museum is an absolutely wonderful experience for me. The guides/curators are also very helpful and informative. The architecture, fittings and furnishings are so beautiful. Everyone who visits Melaka must visit...More

Thank HippygoneYuppie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting house which has been lovingly restored to its original glory by one of Melaka's most prominent Baba Nyonya families. The tour guide was very informative & humouress as she took us around this deceptively large house. Those from the UK will know what...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great exhibition and easy listing. A must when visiting Melaka. Stay in the old town, as the new town is a bit like Disney - a plastic fantastic in lovely old Melaka.

Thank Georgie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shirley was awesome. She was very clear with her presentation and displayed a great sense of humour. Her knowledge regarding the displays was exceptional.

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

PROS: - You get to walk around an actual Baba & Nyonya mansion, complete with items from that era - Guided tour (from the museum itself) makes it worthwhile, the tour guide is funny too CONS: - Can be quite fast-paced as the tour guide...More

Thank Jimmy988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 9-year old son was reluctant to go when I told him we are going to a “museum” He must have thought it was boring. However, the “Nyonya” guide in the heritage museum made it very interesting with light jokes rather than just plain history...More

Thank Sherrycl75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history of this family home over seven generations is beautifully displayed. The guide book you are given, if you are not lucky enough to arrive when they are doing a tour, is a complementary supplement for the individual display notes. No photography is allowed...More

Thank Jannie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely display of a heritage house. Well informed guide. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Pleasant visit.

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21 May 2017|
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Response from Libby F | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday!
25 March 2017|
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Response from henrykcchan | Property representative |
They can speak Chinese , Melayu and English
Diah004262 A
25 October 2016|
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Response from henrykcchan | Property representative |
It takes about 1/2 if you walk n taxi about 15 minutes or less. Opening hours is from 10-5pm. Last tour is t 4.15pm