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Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca

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No 108 Jalan Tun Tan, Melaka 75250, Malaysia
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All reviews baba nyonya peranakan culture tour guide on display nice collection take photos furniture jewelries history house insight exhibits costumes heritage treasure wear century
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum is well worth a visit. No simply opening a window on Jewellery but on culture. Entering the building gives an insight into the structure of the old shop houses that dominate Malacca. On the ground floor there are beautiful tiles,...More

3  Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 6 July 2017

i would highly recommend this museum if you'd like to understand more about the nonya history and gawk at the extensive gold jewelries they wore in the olden days (its insane)! for 15 ringgit, you get to tour the place with a personal guide. Our...More

5  Thank SuakuJoy
Reviewed 16 June 2017

a very interesting experience, the guides were very helpful and very proud of their heritage. A nice couples of hours.

4  Thank cortanawilson
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We only visited here as the other museum was closed on a bank holiday. However we were really pleased that we had made this choice as the guide and tour were really informative and interesting. The jewellery display was far better than we expected and...More

4  Thank Never_om
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Good to visit, lots of information provided. We especially love to hear stories about Baba Nyonya's wedding.....

4  Thank Jean L
Reviewed 1 May 2017

If you are deciding on whether to go to Baba & Nyonya Heritage House or Straits Jewellery go to the Heritage house, the tour is informative and the house beautiful. the tour at Straits, isn't full of information. You can take photos though, where you...More

4  Thank thisiscrazy12
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This house is definitely an ideal place to get to know Baba Nyonya people who are first settlers in Melaka. You are free to take photos in this museum. The guide is quite kind & friendly to show you around & explain the history as...More

4  Thank Endymion K
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Found this beautiful museum while touring around Jonker Street. They have friendly guide to show you around and explain the history of Baba Nyonya to you. the museum structure and layout is very historical and full of beautiful antique furniture,different themes of galleries, expensive jewellries,...More

4  Thank Rao U
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A visit to the museum is well worth it. Rather than visit the center of the town which has become so commercial and gaudy, walk across the street where the museum is located. It is rich with the ancient heritage of the city. The museum...More

3  Thank milwidag
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

the house guide Mr Daniel is very good, friendly and knowledgable, he is giving a details overview of baba nyonya culture. after this visit we know more about baba nyonya culture, and the environment is well maintain and clean. we spend more than one hour...More

4  Thank ChinKounYewS
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