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Pinang Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
From US$ 7.91*
Pinang Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
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29 Church Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Reviewed today

Ricky our English speaking guide brings this place to life with the amazing stories and the priceless treasure trove of exhibits. Do the tour which is included in the price (check out times) you won't regret it - a fascinating history and excellent walk through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Frederick P
Reviewed today via mobile

Just got back after spending a week here. Stayed in what was described as a ‘Mansion Suite’ which it wasn’t. TV didn’t work no hot water, toilet kept getting blocked and the stairs from the ground floor to the bedroom were frankly a safety hazard....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank petergroovejet
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We spent more than an hour in the beautiful Peranakan Museum. Beautifully restored to the ornate grandness it originally possessed. Moreover, the current owner is an antique collector who furnished the Mansion with outstanding antiques. Also, the tours are conducted on a small group basis...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank LarryandDebrine
Reviewed 2 days ago

If visiting Georgetown don't miss this historical mansion, with its beautifull furniture and decorations well worth a visit. Admission is only RM20 and all monies go to the up keep on this beautiful house.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank kingfishernottingham
Reviewed 3 days ago

We planned our visit to coincide with the English language tour as it’s essential to understand exactly what your seeing to fully appreciate the significance of the thousands of things to experience in this beautifully restored mansion. The tour lasted approximately an hour and our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank PJfromKL
Reviewed 4 days ago

This giant, beautiful building showed mixed historic culture of oriental, western, malaysian life of high society in 18th century. The tourist host, Miss Wu (胡) who can speak cantonese, shared a full picture of life, interested story of 馬來華僑 at that time. Highly recommend to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank alicemaau
Reviewed 4 days ago

When in Georgetown, don’t miss this very interesting and facinating house! Just besutiful furniture and internal decorations. Our guide, Stanley, was just great! He had so much knowledge about the house and the history around it!

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Pia L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wasn’t too sure to drop by the place as sometimes touristy places like so claimed to be very highly authentic. Being Peranakan,.. I was looking for something to remind me of the past. Saw some relics on the first and second floor that reminded me...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank 981betya
Reviewed 5 days ago

The peranakan culture of Penang offers another dimension of Malaysia’s unique history. This well furbished and intricately designed mansion reminisce the life story of a highly wealthy and prominent figure in Penang in the olden days. His opulence lifestyle is evidenced in the wide variety...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank LoveTravelling1116
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a gorgeous building this is. We did the tour which is definitely recommended which was informative and interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank SW612
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24 February 2018|
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Response from Yipjames | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I'm expert enough to describe the importance of the architecture. Perhaps, it's the unique blending of faux Chinese and Malaysia styles that rendered the entire Peranakan culture that much interesting. First... More
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27 December 2017|
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Response from ayytravel | Reviewed this property |
Yup! They do have English/Chinese tour guides. The guides use simple English to describe about the lifestyle of the Peranakans who lived in the mansion, so your kids will be able to understand the tour as well.
26 September 2017|
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Response from sishengw | Reviewed this property |
They provide free tour everyday, from 9.30am to 5pm. You just need to get entrance ticket and follow the tour. :)