We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum)

Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300, Malaysia
(606) 282 2988
Review Highlights
Interesting 1920s Malay house

We enjoyed walking through this house and meeting the granddaughter of the original owner who is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Charleston, South Carolina
A Village In Town!

Lighting are everywhere at night where the whole village been light up by beautiful lighting... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Melaka, Malaysia
Read all 173 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Definitely for tourists only, this tiny museum is actually a Malaysian house showing how a typical Malaysian family lives.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“old lady” (9 reviews)
“kampung house” (6 reviews)
Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300, Malaysia
(606) 282 2988

Similar Things to Do in Melaka

Write a ReviewReviews (173)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed walking through this house and meeting the granddaughter of the original owner who is now in her 80s. She doesn't speak a lot of English so it is nice to have someone to interpret. In any case, it is an interesting house to...More

Thank Palmettotraveller
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lighting are everywhere at night where the whole village been light up by beautiful lighting colours along Melaka River. Best view by having a night river cruise.

Thank nidusinas
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a genuine Kampung house like you wont see elsewhere. We were kindly introduced by the 85 years old grandma that lives there, and told us the story of each picture and object. It is a beautiful place to go and one of...More

1  Thank LuizCorrea
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I'm not one for museums and such things, but I found this to be a very interesting experience, seeing how a traditional Malay house looks and feels. I must have got my timing around as I managed to join a tour that has just spoken....More

Thank szotdogs
Reviewed 10 September 2017

To those who wanna try live a life a peaceful village at Melaka you should try at this place. The environment very recommended

Thank nurlida f
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We found out about this tour via the Tourist info centre and went along to this free tour. It was very good. We were shown through a private home in which we were encouraged to donate but which was quite charming. We also got to...More

Thank JohnFamily04
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Well preserved Malay house of old where we can learn culture and architural presentation of traditional Malay house. A very warm welcome when one visits the house which is privately run Living Museum....very educational and worth a visit...

Thank Ibrahim H
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

非常推荐来马六甲的朋友来这里看看,位置就位于大华酒店的对面。附近是高档的住宅和商场,显得这里很特别。85岁的老奶奶热情的招待你进去参观她的住家,在这里可以看到他们的房间格局、装饰,他们以前生活会用的东西,以及感受这里时光静止般的安静。最后老奶奶会询问你是否要捐款给这里,我觉得无论这笔钱用来给她和家人作生活费还是用作继续保留这个地方,都很有必要,所以就捐献了10元。Highly recommended. I got a chance to see the special layout and unique decoration of an authentic Malay people's house.

Thank Queenie Z
Reviewed 1 May 2017

the owner runs tours around the house from 9-6pm each day which is impressive. the house has a mixture of original artefacts then jumps to modern plastic requirements. It has a vast collection of entertaining spaces. A small donation is encouraged. It is part of...More

Thank thisiscrazy12
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say more, since 2014 been visiting this house time to time until now, the owner keep on welcoming me and my family like her own family. For sure, its' title as living history is true. I keep on visiting it although every...More

Thank Achik N
Nearby HotelsSee all 169 hotels in Melaka
The Majestic Malacca
1,494 reviews
.10 km away
Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka
791 reviews
.15 km away
Ibis Melaka
84 reviews
.16 km away
7 Days Premium
132 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
91 reviews
.23 km away
Manis J Nyonya
76 reviews
.26 km away
Rock Bottom
53 reviews
.19 km away
SamFu restaurant
77 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
585 reviews
.76 km away
River Walk
282 reviews
.63 km away
St. Francis Xavier Church
317 reviews
.85 km away
Kampung Morten
133 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Steven Y
29 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Sue_in_UK | Reviewed this property |
There is a donation box. Well worth it I though
Asaf S
22 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Rebecca M | Reviewed this property |
Although we were there mid week I am pretty certain that the lady who lives there (Fatima) would welcome you during daylight hours. We visited after breakfast as we were staying just across the road at The Majestic hotel, we... More