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Peranakan Museum

39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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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 objects. Galleries on three floors illustrate the cultural traditions and the distinctive visual arts of the Peranakans. The Peranakan Museum provides a stimulating and educational experience for all, while representing the living culture of the Peranakan community in the region. The museum is a component of the Asian Civilisations Museum, operating under the National Heritage Board.
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39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941, Singapore
+65 6332 7591
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely museum provide a wonderful overview of an important part of Singapore history, culture and ethnicity. The exhibits are comprehensive without being overwhelming with information. This is a museum that can be enjoyed by all ages. On the 2nd Sunday of the month admission...More

Thank SingaporeBms
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history of the Peranakan Museum started when the existing Chinese school was converted to a museum. It showed-case how the locals lived during the olden eines beförderten Singapore was fully developed and under colonial rule. The museum has many items that depict the cultural...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this museum which wasn't overwhelming and told a great story of the Peranakan Malaysians. Lots of great exhibits in a traditional museum setting.

Thank Winstonthedog
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was a special memories I would never forget. The museum is a great to explore and know about Singapore culture. I still keep some items i bought from there.

Thank Boranin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was so enjoyable. Informative and a very good insight into the life and development. By far, for me, was the absolute awe in the stitching and beading. The workmanship on the clothing was incredible; so beautiful and clever. This has to be on...More

Thank 27jennyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. We joined the guided tour, which was enthusiastically delivered by our guide, but not too informative that it become boring (as tours sometimes are). The museum gave an insight to how the Singapore people developed as that have. Very interesting.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum provides examples of the Pernakan culture the contribution it has made to the development of Singapore. Housed in a heritage building not from the Singapore National Museum and fort Canning Park it can readily form a part of a full day exploration in...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peranakan culture is a difficult concept for a foreigner to get one's head around but this delightful small museum does it well. It is both didactic and pleasing in an aesthetic sense.

Thank Max B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very organized and detailed museum - you can get plenty of information on peranakan and the displays were also very good. You can go by MRT - get down city hall station and walk for about 5-10 minutes. They have guided tours at 3pm. You...More

Thank han_ching
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an introduction to the various different cultures which make up Singaporean society this museum is absolutely fabulous. We took a guided tour which was very interesting indeed and explained the evolution of the Peranakan culture very well indeed.

Thank Christopher E
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