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Flora de la Mar Maritime Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Marred Flor De la Mars

I had high expectations of this museum after reading that it is a must-visit. Was awed on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chan S
Singapore, Singapore
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Interesting to see

It was an interesting visit while we were in the area, I'd advise people to go for it but they MUST... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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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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Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had high expectations of this museum after reading that it is a must-visit. Was awed on the outside but disappointed entering inside. Although shoes must be removed to enter the interior, any loss of shoes are at your own risks. And the exhibits were...More

Thank Chan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you never visit this museum, you can try once!! Well i went there couple of times and still not impress by how the management handle the place. First,the place is small and super HOT due to no A.C environment. I was expecting at least...More

1  Thank Coastal50213785269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an interesting visit while we were in the area, I'd advise people to go for it but they MUST keep their expectations low. The museum wasn't really well kept … it's very simple, some of the items inside the ship on the 2nd...More

1  Thank MuhammadAMA
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting this unique museum and learning the local history. Who knew a ship could have so many floors and space to accommodate the museum. Having family from this region made it all the more interesting. This town was a melting pot for many...More

1  Thank Kaye L
Reviewed 25 September 2018

It looks like this was built and has never been maintained, it is rather weather beaten and getting a little run down, inside the ship there is a display of the history of Malacca and the role the Portuguese played, worth visiting to find out...More

Thank Ivan C
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Loved this museum...unique setup where you go inside a ship replica from the colonial times (or before?). Lot of history - pay for the audio guide to enliven what you are looking at. The museum portion in the building after the main ship is egh...more...More

Thank Christopher V
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Small museum. Not a lot to see. Almost all is replicas or posters. The coin collection was the most interesting part.

Thank Jaszy_77
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Love the whole idea of the museum where there’s a real ship where people can climb into the ship. But not stroller and wheelchair accessible. Big turn off. Inside, instead of showing exhibition of more ship and history of melaka. Its better to show how...More

Thank AzureenA7
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The museum is an excellent way of learning about local and regional history. Everything has English language explanations. It can get hot inside as there are only fans and no aircon. Thoroughly recommend a visit if you need to brush up on your history in...More

Thank cogduo
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Museum, unfortunately, does not have much to offer besides the reconstruction of a Portuguese ship which sank off the coast of Malacca, on its way back to Portugal. The inside could have been set the way such ships looked like back then, offering a...More

Thank Thomas L
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Eljz Lovely S
22 February 2018|
Response from eqazaman | Reviewed this property |
We've stayed at Hallmark Crown. But since we both love to walk, we simply walk to it. But u can find a hotel near to Dataran Pahlawan area. I bet it much closer compared to ours. 😊
7 December 2017|
Response from Ziarat K | Reviewed this property |
Admission Fees The entrance fee for Maritime Museum is RM 3.00 per entry for adult and RM 1.00 for children and students. But there are additional fees for digital audio guide services. Opening hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm But... More