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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-283 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
+60 6-283 1273
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An excellent visit to understand Pernakan culture. Service was great and comprehensive. Cover the different event

Thank Mythili B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

when you about to enter this museum, the require you to read all of the sign at the fence, so if you just try to step in then they will say, dont you read this and that up front... which i found abit funny. the...More

Thank daniel-malang
Reviewed 3 days ago

it's a very good example of how these households lived. Beautiful museum-house. When we where there no guided tour, but you get a 'book' so you can read the essentials

Thank meacrea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the guided tour for 45 mins, 16 rm each and overall really happy with the visiting and guidances. The house looks amazing, lovely architecture and would highly recommend everyone to visit this museum

Thank hollandboy23
Reviewed 1 week ago

No better way to step inside the 1800s and enjoy what it feels like to be an honoured guest of the Chan family. Remnants of the family's opulent lifestyle is showcased across the home yet the sense of culture is so intoxicating that after awhile...More

Thank DocTrip1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Toured the premises without a guide. Was provided a book that detailed the history. Many interesting artefacts and write-up on the heritage and customs. Kids also love the place! Can get pretty crowded. To avoid missing out on this great place, recommended to visit at...More

Thank RoyThia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum and opted for the guided tour. The entry fee is 16 ringgits per person. The price is the same for locals and tourists We had the option to to do a self guided tour with a booklet. I would definitely advise...More

Thank Kieran S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the guided tour, paid RM91 for 5 adult and 1 child; the tour took us about an hour. It was great experiences as the lady gave detail explanation and the origin of the building, Baba & Nyonya stuffs in the museum were well...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did several house tours while visiting Malaysia, and this was by far the best. Our guide was knowledgeable, funny, and clearly passionate about the family, people, and tradition which he was telling us about. It's a pretty inexpensive tour and they have a great...More

Thank A J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An actual house from a nyonya family, with lots of items from the past. Worth the visit but a little pricey.

Thank Tay J
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Is it open on Mondays?
21 May 2017|
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Response from Libby F | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday!
What language did the guide of this museum speaks? is he/she only speaks english or can be another language (e.g chinese, indonesian, melayu)?
25 March 2017|
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Response from henrykcchan | Property representative |
They can speak Chinese , Melayu and English
Diah004262 A
Hi I will be going to malacca in December with my kids. We will be staying in hatten hotel is this place near by and if we were to take cab how much will it be? What time is the opening hours? Thanks :)
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