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Malacca Sultanate Palace

Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
606 282 6526
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Bad Imagination

someone imagined the sultan lived in a great big teak palace and built a replica, a bad... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jules i
Fantastic museum in a Sultan Palace

A visit gives you a historical view of buildings for a sultan and also a view of life in Melaka... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ulf H
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This landmark palace has been carefully restored using ancient nail-free construction. A cultural museum is also on site.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good56%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Jalan Kota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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606 282 6526
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Reviewed 2 days ago

someone imagined the sultan lived in a great big teak palace and built a replica, a bad replica. This is not well built and frankly I felt I had wasted 30 minutes of my life visiting it.

Thank jules i
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit gives you a historical view of buildings for a sultan and also a view of life in Melaka during many years and the importance of Melaka.

Thank Ulf H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here and got a really good background into the founding of Malacca and Malaysia. Well worth a visit.

Thank mjjmac123
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Lots to see inside. Architecture of the place itself is interesting. However, some of the exhibits are a bit old and dusty.

Thank nyalpi
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is actually more beautiful from outside but entrance quite cheap,the gardens are well maintained and exhibits good .This is a replica of palace though

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit and doesn't cost a lot, 5 ringgit There is a LOT of information in there, too much at times. The displays in the side corridors and upstairs, particularly the costumes, were the most interesting part for us

Thank PipPaul W
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Actually, Sultanate palace was not on my list to visit when I was in Melaka. But when I accidentally walked pass it, the palace seems interesting so I went. It is definitely one of my favorite museums in Melaka. I love the architect and how...More

Thank TheNayzer
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

A must visit museum to better understand the history of Malacca. The building is obviously a replica, with historical displays inside.

Thank Wui Keat C
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Building looked really interesting, but the internal exhibits are badly done and the English text accompanying the various scenes or pictures is so badly written as to make little sense.

Thank judithchrisal
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

For an admission fee of MYR5, this museum is really good value! Although the building is not original, it is great for photos for its elegance and beauty. As a museum, the interior offers much to see too. Highly recommended!

Thank Gabriel_Sham
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diongsengghee1978
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Response from ruthandvern | Reviewed this property |
It is closed on Mondays and opens on Tuesdays to Sundays from 9am to 6pm.
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Response from Kamalmo | Reviewed this property |
RM5 for local.
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No dress code, but you have to remove shoes
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