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Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum)

Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300, Malaysia
(606) 282 2988
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Villa Sentosa @ Kampong Morten With a history so precious and with an antique wishing gong....

I had the whole day to be a lone traveler and to wander around this charming Malacca city at my... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile

Subpar and poorly run setup and must be some Malay govt venture. Poor to non existent information... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
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Definitely for tourists only, this tiny museum is actually a Malaysian house showing how a typical Malaysian family lives.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“old lady” (9 reviews)
Jalan Kampung Morten, Melaka 75300, Malaysia
(606) 282 2988

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I had the whole day to be a lone traveler and to wander around this charming Malacca city at my own pace - so many interesting places.... where to start? So I got on the delightful river cruise from hotel to historic red square, visited...More

1  Thank lindawong-Singapore
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Subpar and poorly run setup and must be some Malay govt venture. Poor to non existent information. I wouldnt waste my time on this place.

Thank subas2017
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Went with my family and was greeted by the friendly and knowledgeable owner of the house Mr Ibrahim. He explained to us on how the village came about and the history of his family.

Thank Rasid B
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

An authentic visit around a traditional Malay house. We were welcomed in by a fantastic man named Ibrahim who showed us around his own home and all of his families treasures. This was no tourist tour or company making money. This was a genuine family...More

Thank Mathew T
Reviewed 12 December 2016

a living museum. There was lots of singing and dancing. very entertaining. The smell from the nearby river though was truly terrible though. It permeates your clothes, especially if you take the cruise.

Thank jaclsden
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

As previous reviews say we got a tour round a traditional Malay house by a lovely gent who grew up in it. You could really feel how much he loved telling you about his father and family. Then we got a tour around another house...More

Thank King K
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I don't understand what there is to see here, the place is empty, it smells horrible, there's nothing to see, it has no soul whatsoever...

Thank Valérie S
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had visited the baba nonya house in the morning and in the evening we visited the villa sentosa which a typical Malaysian kampung house. Mr Haji Ibrahim, who is the owner of the house showed us his lovely house which is full of artefacts...More

1  Thank Sadaf L
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Is a well preserved traditional house, where the owner's son & daughter ( both age about 70 now ) staying in there. They are very welcoming, and seems enjoying sharing their family history, and the traditional equipment in their house patiently. There are malays wedding...More

Thank Kai L
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I went there with all my family (a group of 4) and Ibrahim, a lovely old man, has led us on a tour of his house telling anecdotes about his family and home. I never felt uncomfortable indeed Ibrahim greeted us with great kindness. He...More

1  Thank Francesca F
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Steven Y
29 November 2016|
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Response from Sue_in_UK | Reviewed this property |
There is a donation box. Well worth it I though
Asaf S
22 July 2016|
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Response from Simon H | Reviewed this property |
There did not seem to be any set hours, the gate and door were open and you just approach and see if anybody is about.