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“Museum was good.”
Review of Stadthuys

Stadthuys
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US$43.75*
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Malacca Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur
Ranked #14 of 156 things to do in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This 17th-century building was the seat of the Dutch administration and now houses a history museum.
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The museum is housed in a historical building, exhibits were fine. Unfortunately, the pop music blaring from the stupid rickshaws outside could be heard in the museum, spoiling the atmosphere. Also, government propaganda songs were being played on the loudspeakers inside the museum. Turn it off. I have never in my life heard music like that played inside a history museum. What an embarrassment.

Thank adhansstuff
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"red building"
in 19 reviews
"history museum"
in 9 reviews
"city hall"
in 7 reviews
"dutch architecture"
in 8 reviews
"old building"
in 13 reviews
"dutch square"
in 20 reviews
"christ church"
in 19 reviews
"clock tower"
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"water fountain"
in 4 reviews
"nice building"
in 4 reviews
"queen victoria's fountain"
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"kuala lumpur"
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"take photos"
in 8 reviews
"take your time"
in 4 reviews
"jonker walk"
in 9 reviews
"malacca town"
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"souvenir shops"
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

So fundamental to the layers of history from portugese to dutch occupation.

Well signed and guided. Proud of their history

Thank wendy s
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Stadthuys - The Red Building and the Red Square actually epitomizes Melaka.

It has always stood out for me as very Malaccian.

A Dutch word meaning 'City Hall' shows that Malacca was a city way before KL and Singapore came of age.

Christ Church frames it on one end and the Red Clock Tower at the other end with the Queen Victoria Fountain in the middle.

There's also lots of stalls to satisfy the most touristy visitors.

Thank Patrick L
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is really the town hall as it was called by the Dutch when they were in Malacca. It is also referred to the Square it's self we're all the red buildings are.

Thank Rossana2005
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A fascinating museum full of interesting information about Melaka. Well presented and well maintained. Make sure that you leave plenty of time to see it as it's a lot bigger then it looks. A must for any visitor to the city.

Thank Anna F
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