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Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum Tour Tickets
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Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum Tour Tickets
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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...more
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Nos. 48 & 50 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 6-282 1273
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum (the Baba refers to Peranakan Chinese men and the Nyonya part refers to the women) is definitely worth a visit when you are in Malacca. The entrance ticket is priced at 16MYR and includes a guided tour (check with...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Knocked on the door one afternoon only to be pushed away from the intensely rude staff here. What an awful way to run a business geared towards tourists. Given, we didn't see the sign (small and off to the corner) that read the hours, I...More

15  Thank Elliot B
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a private museum. Can only take photograph at the front waiting area. We went on Monday, no guide available. Was given a booklet to explain on the area of exhibits.

Thank 828adelinec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place really interesting glimpse into historical life in Melaka. Went on Monday and guided tour not available. Still got good understanding of the place from book we were given and the information on the walls.

Thank VikkiB289
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Generally ok. Quite educational and historical. Could be better if the guide did not rush through and look less serious. I learned something from here.

Thank Violet L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend you to go for the guided tour. The speaker was very knowledgeable and shared tons of insights which was ever so important in helping us understand the evolution and differences of the baba and nyonya in Melaka till to current times. From clothing...More

Thank KYGan777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place to hide from the heat, don't hesitate, go for a visit of this museum. Very interesting to start to understand the historical and the actual Malacca.

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is perhaps one of the best places to visit if you were in the city and it gives you a deep inside of the past

Thank sharjeelcool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's worthwhile paying a visit to this well kept museum. Getting to know the different cultures is always part of my business trip. You get a chance, you grab it.

Thank johnnyG1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

paid $19RM per pax for a Guided tour by Mr Kamal who was professional and knowledgeable sharing with us the history in very summarised and straightforward manner which is great for me! Took about 1 hour. Good job Mr Kamal, but you appear pretty strict...More

Thank MJP311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had also been to the one in Penang which was bigger and better and allowed photography. I recommend the guided tour because it’s way better than self-guided. Our guide was a lady and she spoke English well. Inside it’s quite beautiful but the tour...More

Thank Milkplum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum shows how wealthy baba and nyonya people lived in Melaka during XIX and XX centuries and you can admire beautiful rooms, pieces of furniture, pottery, clothes and jewelry belonging to the original family, so interesting!

Thank javiercard2017
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Chabu Z
27 December 2017|
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Response from sharon9700 | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets at the museum itself. Cost RM16.00 each. The tour is guided and are scheduled. The last round I went is at 12noon. Last about 45mins.
Chabu Z
27 December 2017|
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Response from Thien87 | Property representative |
Hi, the tickets you may purchase at the museum's entrance on the day of your visit, the rates for adult is RM16, and RM11 for children from 5-12 years old. Kindly not that we usually have English guided tours every half an... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from Libby F | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Monday!