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Peranakan Museum

39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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The Peranakan Museum explores the culture of Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia. Installed in the former Tao Nan Chinese School, built in 1912, this intimate museum possesses one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan objects. Galleries on three floors illustrate the cultural traditions and the distinctive visual arts of the Peranakans. The Peranakan Museum provides a stimulating and educational experience for all, while representing the living culture of the Peranakan community in the region. The museum is a component of the Asian Civilisations Museum, operating under the National Heritage Board.
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39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very organized and detailed museum - you can get plenty of information on peranakan and the displays were also very good. You can go by MRT - get down city hall station and walk for about 5-10 minutes. They have guided tours at 3pm. You...More

Thank han_ching
Reviewed 3 days ago

As an introduction to the various different cultures which make up Singaporean society this museum is absolutely fabulous. We took a guided tour which was very interesting indeed and explained the evolution of the Peranakan culture very well indeed.

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is well kept, clean. Has little bits and pieces here and there that makes you feel like you're in a Peranakan home! The displays and information are accurate, very well done and informative. Will definitely come again with friends!

Thank KMeowington
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who are the people from this part of the world? That is the question that this museum will answer for you. We stumbled into this destination to escape the heat but we were very impressed by the dynamic and effective methods used to introduce visitors...More

1  Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit to help understand the history of the melting pot of races who make up Singapore. The museum is set in very well maintained old colonial building that was once a school. It uses 9 small galleries that each...More

1  Thank zigsterGoldCoast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your into the hertiage of the culture and weddings then you will like. I was totally not interested in anything that has to do with weddings.

Thank G L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Peranakan Museum about two years ago. The last time I was there, the multimedia was working great. I experienced the LED screens with the actors speaking in Malay at the Wedding Ceremony section. I also heard the mourning family crying...More

Thank Sony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem offers a glimpse into the lives of the Straits Chinese aka Pernakans who are the descendants of Chinese or Indian migrants who married local women. They evolved a fascinating culture and language unique to Singapore. There are 2 English language tours at...More

Thank Inokashira
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An eye-opener to get to know about the rich culture of Peranakan history. Get insights and understand the life and tradition of a typical Peranakan from the past to the present. Get to see very interesting and nice exhibits in the museum too.

Thank Serene C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exhibition of past cultural relics showcasing the integration of early Chinese migrants ; by intermarriage with local Malay women to create a new subculture in the Malay peninsula . It included Singapore , malacca and Penang. Colourful dresses , jewellery and porcelain tableware mark the...More

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how much is the entry fee?
17 March 2017|
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Response from Rahneida | Reviewed this property |
10.00 sg