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Melaka History and Ethnography Museum

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good place to visit

interesting historical attraction in the middle of town. near most of the major attractions. worth... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Good If You are Interested in the History Of Melaka

You can walk the museum in about 40 minutes . The facility does not compare well with the standard... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Melaka History and Ethnography Museum is housed in Stadthuys, an oleh Dutch VOC building build around the year 1650s. The History Museum contain exhibits on the founding of Melaka and dioramas about the city during the Portuguese, Dutch and British...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Kota | Stadhuys, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
+60 6-282 6526
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

interesting historical attraction in the middle of town. near most of the major attractions. worth the visit. traffic and parking is a hassle though.

Thank marilyne2375
Reviewed 28 August 2018

if you are a first-timer to Melaka, give a try to visit to this Museum,,,,..u will understand the mixed culture in Melaka... paintings, arts, artifacts, wedding of ethnics, traditional kampung House and so on..... also behind there will be a old baking house.

Thank Ayappana3
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can walk the museum in about 40 minutes . The facility does not compare well with the standard that one would expect anywhere in Europe however the exhibits provide a glimpse into the history of the region. The exhibits include the usual collections of...More

Thank michaeldeeb
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

It is World Heritage City since 2008 and of course worth it to visit. This city is so big area. Better you stay around 2-3 nights here to explore around.

Thank YogaEfendi
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We paid 10 MYR per adult to enter to this museum and a selection of others (I think 5, but may have had access to more than this that we didn't visit). For anyone that loves museums will love this one. The museum is split...More

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I am glad the surrounding of the Stadthuys was well maintained and clean. It was interesting that the inside of the building was converted to a museum. I really like that idea. It was informative especially for my kids. It would have been better if...More

Thank weiyanglee
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Large Museum spread over two floors gives a comprehensive history of Malacca with many exhibits, models, paintings and photos. Very informative about the Dutch, Portugese and British eras.

Thank Ken18
Reviewed 6 June 2018

If you are short of time, this is of the few museums to visit in Malacca (they are over 20!). Occupying several historic buildings near the entrance of Chinatown, the museum is easily accessible and affordable, as the ticket allows the entrance to 4 other...More

2  Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 26 May 2018

The museum occupies most of the Stadthuys buildings and is the prefect place to discover the history of Melaka from its founding until the XX century. There are plenty of dioramas, weapons, old objects, paintings and reconstructions of the key historical events of the city....More

Thank P E
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Give yourself plenty of time for this. SO much to see and lots of displays. Well worth the time if you're interested in the history and influence on the area.

Thank Bill_Stacy
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