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Address: Jalan Quayside, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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A restored Portuguese ship called Flora de la Mar makes for an impressive...

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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Great historical knowledge

Great looks on the outside, average on the inside. It is definitely GREAT for those who are interested in history of Melaka and different ships that travelled to Melaka for all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gary L
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Rawang, Malaysia

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Rawang, Malaysia
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great looks on the outside, average on the inside. It is definitely GREAT for those who are interested in history of Melaka and different ships that travelled to Melaka for all sorts of trading and stuffs. Might be a lil boring to those who are not interested but good for foreigners and kids to learn. Affordable price too.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit here is great if you'd like to learn about the history of Malacca as a port, and how it passed between the Portuguese, Dutch and British. You'll walk around 3 different levels and read information boards, an audio guide is also available for 3 MYR, but I didn't take this. There are models of boats inside too. This... More 

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Thank drwols
Hereford, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The maritime museum looks very impressive from the outside, however the inside lets the place down a little. The boat itself is great and is a great draw to the museum but it seems to be only that. The place isn't really child friendly as the inside of museum involves a lot of reading without any interactive features, making this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A museum in a very huge ship. This is a nice place to take photo and learn about history of trading in Melaka

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Thank Lee C
Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one place which is lovely to see. Its well maintained and clean .I keep going to this place and every visit I learn something new.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat is said to be replica of a real one, however it's not worth a visit as there's not much to see or do

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Kotte, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Just a quick passing by photo opportunity but it is a really well made replica of the real ship and is made to scale.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

When we arrive there, it is close so we go around nearby and not really a interesting place. But surrounding area has a lot more for sightseeing.

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Thank NickHtun
Marseille, France
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196 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a place that is not recommended as its overpriced and nothing is in any way authentic. Nothing to see inside and is basically a poor photo op.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It was heritage site. I love some places like this, not so noisy. Just relax, walking around, tasting foods and get the stories about. I do not like much other destination in Malaysia but Melaka is recommended to visit. I did a day tour around the city.

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