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Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum

Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Museum in a Big Ship

It's a museum in a big ship. RM5 admission fee for 3 museum (samudera museum, maritime museum... read more

Reviewed today
Lee C
via mobile
A bit dry

Despite appearances this ship is a replicable and contains a display primarily composed of words... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Andrew U
Perth, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good47%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“portuguese ship” (18 reviews)
“real ship” (6 reviews)
“audio guide” (9 reviews)
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Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia

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Reviewed today via mobile

It's a museum in a big ship. RM5 admission fee for 3 museum (samudera museum, maritime museum & TLDM museum). A good place to learn malacca samudra history

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Despite appearances this ship is a replicable and contains a display primarily composed of words and bad dioramas. For some reason you aren’t allowed to wear shoes inside but there is no area to sit and take your shoes off and put them back on...More

Thank Andrew U
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It shows a lot of models of internal of rich strong melaka trading as it is their main surviving trade in past.

Thank Nylira Y
Reviewed 2 September 2017

It was on my must-to-do list for Meleka. I love history and history of vehicles / wars / and transportation fascinates to the core. Upon checking out usual tourist spots around Dutch Square - I embarked on the journey towards Muzim Sumendra or Maritime Museum....More

Thank R0nin1770
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A replica of the Portuguese ship which sank in the coast of Malacca while on its way to Portugal. Great introduction to the maritime history of Melaka.

Thank M J
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I went here with my husband during our short holiday in Malacca. It is located adjacent to a number of tourist attraction in the old city area. The museum is located inside a replica of a Portuegese ship. It is very eyecatching from outside. Inside...More

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The museum tells a story about the time the Portuguese invaded Malaka. At the time, Malaka was an important place in Asia for colonialism. The ship/museum is a nice little cultural place. Take about an hour and visit it to get a great historic feel...More

Thank mvwijland
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Beautiful reconstruction of an old world Portuguese trading ship. It is a stunning museum when you see it from the dockside and inside is very interesting with lots of displays on the history of Melaka as a trading port, especially in Spices.We were there early...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This museum inside a Portuguese ship is an interesting concept. It has some nice photo opportunities and generally well kept. Not too large but it also has options to take audio tour.

Thank Abhishek D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was a pleasure. You could go onboard the ship and read all about the way in which Melaka developed as a trading port over the years from the original traders through the Portuguese, Dutch and British invaders.

Thank Punter42
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7 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
3 July 2015|
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Response from simplyCarol396 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take unlimited pictures inside and outside the museum.