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Architecture Museum of Malaysia

Melaka, Malaysia
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Free or not free -- that is the question?

We came right before they were to close on a Wednesday afternoon. (4:30 or so. They close at 5:00... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Bryan H
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Portland, Oregon
Architecture Museum

There is RM3 admission fee to visit the museum. They display each ethnic architecture building in... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Lee C
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24 Jan 2018
“Free or not free -- that is the question?”
8 Dec 2017
“Architecture Museum”
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We came right before they were to close on a Wednesday afternoon. (4:30 or so. They close at 5:00 p.m.) We didn't have much time to take in the huge amount of information -- but it was a substantial and fascinating look at the major...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

There is RM3 admission fee to visit the museum. They display each ethnic architecture building in Malaysia. A good place to have an idea/ picture of Malaysian life style. Facilities need to be repaired & well maintained. Aircond is not functionning well at a few...More

Thank Lee C
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

As an architect myself, i was overexcited to enter the museum which occupies one of the original buildings by the Dutch, but we were rather disappointed. All displays and descriptions were too long, boring and distracting. Not well composed. Unwelcoming entrance & almost all interactive-displays...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is a place where you and the whole family members can learn about Malacca history. It is very informative and educational for the younger generations to explore , learn and remember for the rest of their life.

1  Thank WanZaidi
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The building itself is interesting. Inside are about 10 rooms which explain Malaysian buildings, their history and purpose - for example, there are various religious ceremonies to choose an appropriate plot of land, even for non-religious buildings. You are taken through the various styles and...More

Thank Roland D
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The museum contains details about different architectural styles in Malaysia and shows some of the tools an elements of traditional malay architecture. The museum is free and is a nice stop while in the dutch square if you have time.

1  Thank MahAshraf
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you're interested in knowing more about history when Dutch and Britishers invaded Malaysia then this is the sort of place you should hit

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Relatively small museum, but a lot to learn inside. FOC and nicely air-conditioned. Well explained panels supported with graphics and photographs. The museum relate history, culture and people that shape Malaysian architecture. Suitable for all - architect or not, or just some random person with...More

2  Thank Khairul H
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you're into architecture, you will love this. I'm not big on architecture and I still thought this was interesting. Free entrance.

Thank Ahmad E
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Free entrance, very good introduction video. Nice exhibition. Gives a good overview of developments in architectural styles in Malaysia.

Thank 500andrei
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iwantcoffee
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I believe it is operating on office hours basis from 10am to 5pm.
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