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Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Absolutely fascinating

The story of Admiral Cheng Ho, his amazing voyages of exploration, cultural exchanges and... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Frankston, Australia
Small yet Interesting

The museum is dedicated to Cheng Ho a chinese explorer and contains items related to the chinese... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2017
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51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The story of Admiral Cheng Ho, his amazing voyages of exploration, cultural exchanges and religious tolerance was all new to me. The museum has so many items of interest and beauty, it is hard to take it all in. The maps of his exploits show...More

1  Thank mjoyc48
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The museum is dedicated to Cheng Ho a chinese explorer and contains items related to the chinese culture and the chinese sea expeditions. The museum is located near the famous Jonker street and is definitely worth a visit if your interested in history. The items...More

Thank MahAshraf
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited the Cheng Ho Cultural Museum on a day trip from Kuala Lumpur and unfortunately we could only spend an hour there, we could have easily extended the visit to two or three hours. There is much to see and read. The museum is...More

Thank tobyandthefatone
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The small and insignificant facade certainly belies the wonderful artifacts and history inside the museum. Little is known about the treasure ships of Admiral Cheng Ho since all records of the trips were destroyed by the succeeding emperor in China. You will certainly come to...More

2  Thank Chee Tuck N
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

What an extremely informative history of someone who must be the world's greatest explorer. A brilliantly laid out and informative history of Cheng Ho with easy to read notices, good exhibits, showing how he explored the world and influenced Asia. One of the best museums...More

Thank MarkMcG1956
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a great little museum. For some reason, Cheng Ho has been left out of the history books in the USA. He was quite the explorer. Loved the fact he wasn't a conqueror, rather a trader. Melaka is a great city to visit to...More

3  Thank busconi
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You start off with a video clip to explain the life of cheng ho and what he did and explored. This gave you a bit of historical background. After which you are on your own to explore the 2 storeys of monuments inside this museum....More

Thank wonghuihua
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nice place to spend and hour or so, maybe good if it is raining. There are models of National dress and a cutaway house of typical Malay that was interesting. The upper floor had a collection of old money used in the area. Some hands...More

Thank millc54
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A museum packed with exhibits and information on history, culture, etc. There is a large variety of subjects and themes, including quite amazing models of ships and re-constructions of voyage scenes and landscapes. The broad collection has many artefacts and you could spend much time...More

1  Thank Wingecarribee
Reviewed 18 October 2016

An interesting place to wander around and learn more about Admiral Zheng He (Chang Ho) and his trips. There are lots of other exhibits relating to those years too. We have been to see the huge boatyard in Nanjing, China where the fleet was built....More

1  Thank BorneoJessie
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26 April 2017|
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RM20 for adults