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Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
from US$5,56*
Peranakan Museum Admission Ticket
from US$5,56*
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“unique culture”(17 reviews)
“guided tour”(46 reviews)
“straits chinese”(12 reviews)
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
39 Armenian Street Peranakan Museum, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I was wowed and amazed by the in-depth tour that explained about Peranakan Culture. I planned to go to the museum for quite sometime and fortunately able to find the time during my short trip to Singapore with Hubby. We learned about the building which...More

9  Thank inexology
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 9 January 2015

To the reviewer from Quezon City below who said Peranakan = mixed Chinese and Malay, this is factually WRONG. Peranakan means Straits Chinese people who were early settlers from China to Malaya and who adopted certain aspects of the culture such as cooking and clothes....More

10  Thank pigksingapore
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a most interesting afternoon going around the museum, learning about the history and cultural heritage of perankan culture. Such lovely and lively displays to show off such a great culture. A must visit for sure.

Thank angelinat202
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed this cost more than the fabulous Asian Civilisation Museum, but beside that, definitely worth a visit. Gorgeous old building and rickety floor boards! The staff were helpful and friendly. The actual displays were fabulous. My son learned a lot about funerals and weddings from...More

Thank katea507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great guided tours and exhibits, with an interesting look at the past and specific cultures of Singapore. The general halls are free for locals but otherwise at a small fee . Despite it being a Saturday, the place was pleasant and not overcrowded. Do visit...More

Thank duology
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is housed in a delightful historical building and building, entry is by a small fee. Inside the museum has a vast array of knowledge being shared on the well curated art, ceramics and furniture. Everything has been well preserved and maintained. The old...More

Thank Jhud69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a few hours to kill in Singapore when I decided to visit this museum. It’s easy to find, despite the building works all around. The entrance is stunning , and the reception staff were welcoming. I enjoyed a glimpse into the various aspects...More

Thank lakshmi f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice museum and excellent presentations on the origins and the ways of life of the people of Singapore. Great way to learn about the Peranakan and better understand why Singapore is such a cosmopolitan city! Worth a visit. Not too long and diverse presentations...More

Thank 500renaudm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well set out in lovely old building. Good, well organised displays with helpful explanations. Air conditioned. Low entrance fee. Worth a visit.

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Peranakan Museum is a must for all those who are interested in culture and history of Singapore. The museum is located in Armenian Street and is housed on three floors in a very beautiful building. The culture and heritage of the Peranakan people is...More

1  Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I had an interest in the historical role of the Peranakan people in the growth of Singapore as a colonial trading port under British rule. This museum deals with that but is more interesting insofar as it explores the varied origins of the Peranakan, the...More

Thank crullerpastry
Reviewed 29 September 2018

A must visit for those interested in the Peranakan culture and heritage. Peranakan is often misunderstood to only represent those of mixed Chinese and Malay heritage i.e. the Baba and Nyonyas but the museum shows that it encompasses a wider group. It provides a wholesome...More

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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.
8 November 2017|
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Response from cherietomkins | Reviewed this property |
There is a shop there but sorry didn't go in
17 March 2017|
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Response from Rahneida | Reviewed this property |
10.00 sg