Pinang Peranakan Mansion, George Town

4.5
#1 of 260 in Museums in Malaysia
Visit Pinang Peranakan Mansion, a cultural center providing a valuable introduction to the Peranakans, a community of wealthy Chinese traders that made this area of the world their home. Set in a restored mansion, the museum's interiors and architecture display the singular style and aesthetics of the community, blending traditionally Chinese aspects with local Malay and, later, colonial British influences. With a wealth of artifacts laid out in authentically arranged rooms, the museum transports you back to the time period with immersive exhibits, information panels, and guided tours. Put Pinang Peranakan Mansion at the forefront of your travel plans using our George Town trip planner .
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  • This is a good place for someone who are interested in exploring peranankan culture within a short one hour trip. This place displace a wealthy family’s furnitures. Worth to pay a visit, quite a inter...  more »
  • We went there as the tour in the Blue Mansion had just started. In the mansion you het a very good impressie of how the Chinese lived in this Penang island and George Town. Incredidble how these Chins...  more »
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  • WORTH IT! Expected nothing more than an ordinary sightseeing tourist spot but once we arrived, we were happy that there was a tour(including entrance fee: RM20 for Malaysians) to have a look around the mansion. It got better as the tour was very entertaining. Our group tour guide (Ricky) was very clear, informative and funny. Kudos to Ricky for letting us have a pleasant and entertaining experience!
  • Upon entry we were given an English speaking guide who took us to many of the rooms, showing us interesting pieces and answering all of our questions. Really interesting and ornate mansion. Tour lasted 30-45 min before we were left to visit the mansion on our own to take pictures (not all rooms were covered on our tour). Be prepared to take off your shoes before going to the 2nd floor. There are stairs - I don’t believe this would be friendly to those with mobility issues.
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