Photo: Melaka cafe scene.

Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

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Its 13 galleries give exhaustive coverage of the history of the Chinese in Melaka as well as Chinese art, tea culture, religion and sea-faring.

Photo of Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

There's also a short film and a classical Chinese puppet show of Chen Ho's life.

This one's recommended for serious history buffs, but you can walk around the lobby and view some art without paying the admission fee.

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Cheng Ho Cultural Museum

51 Lorong Hang Jebat
Daily 09:00-18:00
T: (06) 283 1135-6

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