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Chinese Heritage Museum

42 Jalan Ibrahim, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
607 – 2249 633
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A step back in to History

Fascinating little museum mapping out the influence of the Chinese on the development of Johor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Great history lesson!

It was amazing to see the spaces that the Chinese lived in when the lived in the area, and it was... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Elizabeth L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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42 Jalan Ibrahim, Johor Bahru 80000, Malaysia
607 – 2249 633
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating little museum mapping out the influence of the Chinese on the development of Johor. Through four flights of stairs and many corridors you learn how the initial settlers built their communities and businesses, building on Pepper and Gambit trading across the world from here....More

Thank Marty1340
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

It was amazing to see the spaces that the Chinese lived in when the lived in the area, and it was only 60 years ago that they were living in such cramped quarters.

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Situated at Tan Hiok Nee Road, in the heart of business area of the early Southern Chinese community, the building where the museum is located already has a lot of histories and stories to tell. This is a tiny three storey museum with a rich...More

Thank Seahorse_Rider
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Historical information which you may know more about Johor, formation of Malaya and Malaysia. Besides, you will find lots of antique money notes and coins which i'm bet you may never seen it before if you are not old enough. Entrance ticket just RM6 per...More

Thank Yau W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A place to learn johorean chinese history, including their culture, ekonomy & politic since early 19 century. Worth to visit at least once

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Visited in April 2017. The ticket price is cheap. Have a good grasp of history for those interested in Johor pioneer. Have free fall of water at the 1st storey near toilet. Staff especially Bengala security guard is friendly and helpful. But have to climb...More

Thank 919pang 9
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Three floors of history surrounding the origins of the Chinese immigrants who helped in no small way the development of this area.Also mentions the Japanese invasion and subsequent events,and the close ties with Singapore. If you have already visited the Old Chinese Temple in brings...More

Thank William J
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful insights into the heritage of the Chinese community in Singapore.... beautifully and creatively presented. Type of museum you need to visit more than once.

Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

It was purely by chance that my husband and I came to visit the Chinese heritage museum. We were in Chinatown , sat down for a bite to eat and then noticed it across from us, it literally is in the heart of Chinatown. Upon...More

1  Thank FJ03
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Nicely managed 3storey museum. Entrance fee applies. A short introduction of the Chinese immigrants of Malayan , their origins and trade like why certain dialect group dominate certain trade, and also a little on Japan occupation. From this museum exhibit know some interesting things about...More

Thank Anthony N
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