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Address: Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Phone Number:
6032847090
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A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive...

A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive museum; Melaka’s colorful seafaring history is tastefully displayed within.

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Rather boring presentation of what could potentially be a rather exciting history lesson, I don't understand the need to take shoes off nor the rather racist dual pricing policy... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
ian j
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rather boring presentation of what could potentially be a rather exciting history lesson, I don't understand the need to take shoes off nor the rather racist dual pricing policy, only that very morning had the paper been full of the inequity in Malaysians visiting Singapore and this was just to visit a boat.

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Thank ian j
Alberta, Canada
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758 reviews
393 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is in three parts, on both sides of the road. The replica of the Portuguese ship is probably the highlight, but I enjoyed the museum on the other side of the road, with all the information on the Malaysian Navy. The other building, on the same side of the road as the ship, is interesting, with a lot... More 

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Singapore
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this with the my family with young children. The experience is nice, but there are a lot of things to explain to the kids. We loved the ship model displayed inside where we can observe different type of ships used by different country. Other than that, the other display are just average. Ticketing really need improvement.

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Thank aflame_SG
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ticketing needs to be improved. Selectively asking for identification as we supposingly look like aliens! Nothing really creative inside. Everywhere need to take off your shoes, really! If not for the kids will not go in at all.

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Thank tabraham2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum during praying time on a Friday. The museum gives an interesting insight to the history of Melacca for the past 500 years. The shape of the museum is of course particular.

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Thank Morten Sten J
Singkawang, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well this is a museum so not all people will like it , it is optional to get in or not. the big boat can be easily spotted from far away. not hard to find.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the features or policy I truly love in Melaka in touring their museums is their one ticket system. For adult tourists, you will pay 20 Ringgit, need to present the ticket upon entering the museums. The ticket booth is located right at the foot of the ship. It was on a weekend when we were there, they were... More 

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Thank trainer_2015
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Able to know more about the history of Malacca. Our foreigner friends were amazed at the history of Malacca

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the ticket is rm5 for adult and it is worthy to enter the museum to know more about the historical of maritime... the view is scenary and you will be able to see the beautiful view of melacca river.... one of the must visit museum in melacca

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed looking through the replica ship and the attached museum. Lots of information on the history of Melaka and how it has evolved over the years. We enjoyed our visit and would recommend it.

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