History and Ethnography Museum
The History and Ethnography Museum is located in the colonial Stadthuys building. The museum is divided into two floors.
The first level of the museum exhibits the history of Malacca, from the beginning of 1400 until 1957 when Malaysia reached independence.
The second level of the museum is dedicated to the ethnographic section that provides the visitors with the opportunity to learn about the diversity of culture, tradition and everyday life of the Malaccan community such as the Malay, Chinese, Indian, Baba Nyonya, Portuguese and Chetti communities.
Among the collections featured are the stuffs used for wedding ceremony, classical music equipment, a collection of ancient porcelain, weapons, currencies and more.
The park museum is also equipped with facilities like souvenir shop, toilet, prayer room and children’s playground.
Daily : 9.00 A.M – 5.30 P.M
Adult: RM 5.00
Children: RM 2.00
Hear From Others
One interesting thing is that this museum is connected with several museums. So, this place could take a while to go through but if you have time to spare, definitely visit this one. We just walk through and found our self in even more exhibition that we thought we would see.
The museum features a submarine named FS Ouessant Agosta 7. This vessel was originally belonged to the French Navy before it was purchased by the Malaysian government. It was officially given to the Malacca state government to be a museum.