Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, Melaka

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Discover Peranakan identity and culture at Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum. The Chan family built the former residence in 1861, and four generations lived here before converting it into a museum in 1985. Admire the eclectic and opulent artifacts the family collected from across the globe, and glimpse the richness of Peranakan culture in the architecture's combining of Chinese, Malay, and colonial British influences. Take a guided tour to learn about the dynastic family and the way their individual tastes shaped the house and its present-day appearance. Plan your visit to Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Melaka trip itinerary maker .
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  • Just as shame no photos are allowed. Better off visiting the peranakan museum or NuS Baba house in singapore. Relatively pricey and staff are a bit pushy with what you can and can’t do. Still nice to ...  more »
  • It was interesting to see the mansion of Pranakan which made the fortune. I was given a Japanese pamphlet and went around the room looking at the explanation. It was a pity that I couldn't take a picture except at the entrance.
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