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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...more
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39 Armenian Street Peranakan Museum, Singapore 179941, Singapore
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+65 6332 7591
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in fabulous old building the museum offers an insight into the history of the Peranakan. There are various themed displays across the 3 levels and is worth a visit

Thank BusinessBear
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a well-set-out exploration of the mingling of cultures through Singapore's history, with informative displays and AV explanations. It was an unexpected gem!

Thank Beagles42
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For some history of Singapore and her people, this is a must see. Very well presented and very interesting.

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so excited to finally get to go to the Peranakan Museum. As a Peranakan myself, I was hoping for a home coming feel, to wander the halls and relive the glory days of Peranakan culture and history. Instead, what I got were glass...More

Thank -ChellesM-
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Peranakan Museum offers a nice introduction to the history and culture of Singapore in an old colonial-era building.

Thank ochassot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit. Easily accessible, near Fort Canning park. Nice displays with a wealth of information about the Peranakan culture and history. Clothing, art, furniture, jewellery, dining settings, cuisine, everyday objects, etc. Includes a very informative section on photography and photographic equipment. The beadwork tablecloth...More

Thank Wingecarribee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you wonder how interesting is the Peranakan culture? You will find the unique culture of Chinese and Malay in this Peranakan museum, from arts to sculpture to all little parts of daily life of this two communities. So don't miss it if you like...More

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You are able to touch the Peranakan culture and the history. You can also see the beautiful manufacturers.

Thank Minami K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a great place to get to know the history of human civilization, especially Chinese peranakan in Singapore. The place is clean and elegant to visit.

Thank Mak Semarangan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've headed there as we wanted to let the kids take part in the children's activities that day but found ourselves spending longer than expected due to the kids being engrossed with the art & craft activities there. Access is via City MRT, which is...More

Thank LeaveOnlyBubbles
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ChicagoJanice22
4 March 2018|
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Response from Groundnuts | Reviewed this property |
I’ve not seen NUS Baba house. I suggest guided would be better if u are not familiar with Asian culture.
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Vikings3746
8 November 2017|
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Response from cherietomkins | Reviewed this property |
There is a shop there but sorry didn't go in
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17 March 2017|
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Response from Rahneida | Reviewed this property |
10.00 sg
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