Baba-Nyonya museum in Penang(Peranakan House)

Posted: June 28, 2009 in Penang
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Peranakan House (Hai Kee Chan) is a typical home of a rich Baba of more than a century ago. Over 1000 pieces of antiques and collectibles are on display here in this stately mansion. It had once served as the residence and office of Kapitan Cina Chung Keng Kwee.

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huge door at the reception hall

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playing cards?? 🙂

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door decoration made and crafted from Kwang Dong district China

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Central Air well of Hai Kee Chan

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Head accessories in one of the bridal chamber

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Iced Eau De Cologne by Boon Pharmacy LTd. Penang Road

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antique radio

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courtyard of Peranakan Mansion

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Chung Keng Kwee Mansion

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Up-stairs of Peranakan Mansion

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Dragon at the alter of Kuan Yin

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An old photographic equipment??

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Loo anyone?

Open

Monday to Sunday including Public Holidays from 9:30 am to 5 pm

Admission

Adults : RM10.00

For enquires and reservations, kindly contact:

29, Church Street, 10200 Penang, Malaysia.

telephone:  604-2642929,
fax: 604-2641929
e-mail: rmhbaba@streamyx.com.
e-mail 2: rmhbaba@gmail.com

Homesite: http://www.pinangperanakanmansion.com.my/

All photos taken using D5000 18-55mm

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Comments
  1. Seeyinlove says:

    i was about to search for baba nyonya musuem in penang.i wanted to go for a visit since when i just finish watching tht drama .
    thanks for all the information! *in an excited mood* i am going to explore the beauty of penang in the coming holiday!!

    btw, i linked ur blog! hope u dont mind:)

    • chriscctan says:

      Serene, thanks for dropping by! Great to know that you are in ‘excited mood’ !! 🙂 Sorry for late reply though as i just returned from a overseas trip. I had checked out your side, lots of cool photos!!

      oh, thanks for linking to me, i did the same for you .

  2. cecilia says:

    i just go to visit this museum this afternoon, really interesting and words cannot describ the feeling!
    i love number 4 now after listen to the describtion.
    4 just symbolize “kiu ka” no nid to work but money will come!:)

  3. Caryn says:

    How much per entry (1 person)?

  4. Caryn says:

    Hi,

    Why there write Open 9.30am until 5pm, Adult RM10, but i go on last Sunday, that people told me 1 day only open 3 time, (11.30am ~ 12.30pm, 1.30pm ~ 2.30pm, 3.00pm ~ 4.00pm) 1 person RM12. We reach there at 4.30pm, people at there dint let us go in, just said closed already. T^T

    • chriscctan says:

      Hi Caryn, they must have increased the cost of entry and maybe they are conducting some function thus closing earlier than expected. I know they do sometimes close due to wedding functions

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