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    Maritime Museum & Naval Museum

    by cafank Written Jun 26, 2010

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    Built in 1990 and housed in a faithful recreation of the Flora de la Mar, a Portugese galleon that sank off the coast of Malacca, the Maritime Museum is another museum well worth a visit.

    There are old maps, scale-model ships, weaponry and nautical-related accessories and relics.

    Opening Hours: 09:00 – 17:30

    Address: Jalan Merdeka

    Directions: You can't miss it on the waterfront

    Phone: (606) 283 0926

    Maritime Museum Maritime Museum, Melaka
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    Yet another museum......but interesting....

    by cafank Written Nov 17, 2008

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    I loved the Muzium Seni Bina - the Architecture Museum of Malaysia. Located down in the Heritage area of Melaka there were not many people there on the day I was visiting.

    Perhaps not knowing too much about the history of Malaysia was what made this museum so interesting for me. Also that the previous day I had visited the Little Malaysia Village and had seen so many styles of building. Put these two together and you have a nice architectural history of the place.

    Architecture Museum
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    Maritime Museum

    by cs_zee Written Oct 9, 2007

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    From St Paul’s Hill, you can catch a glimpse of this unique Maritime Museum that is shaped like a Portuguese ship. The Flora De La Mar is a Portuguese ship that sank off the Coast of Malacca, but it was salvaged by the Malaccan Heritage association.

    Address: Jalan Quayside

    Directions: Opening Hours
    Weekdays | 9am - 6pm ( closed on tuesday )
    Weekends & Public Holidays | 9am - 6pm
    Admission Fee | Adult | Rm 3.00

    Maritime Museum ( Muzium Samudera ) Maritime Museum ( inside ) Models of ships at ( Maritime Museum )
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    The Maritime Museum

    by pres_16 Updated Feb 23, 2007

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    A vessel-typed museum is a reflection of a Portuguese vessel that sank off Malacca coast. Knowing that it is a museum actually surprised me. Admission fee: Adult RM2, Children RM0.50. Closed on Tuesdays.

    Address: Jalan Quayside

    the view from St. Paul Hill
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    Museum III

    by MikeAtSea Written Nov 26, 2006

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    Quiet a large part of the is dedicated to the Dutch controlled times of Malaysia during the time of the Dutch Overseas Company that operated ship lines between the Netherlands and Malaysia. For me a visit to Malaysia is connected with direct historical links to South Africa, since many slaves arrived in Cape Town from this part of the world during the times of Dutch control. Hence the Malay Quarters in Cape Town thousands of miles away from Malaysia.

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

    The Dutch Overseas Company Dutch in the 18th century
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    Museum II

    by MikeAtSea Written Nov 26, 2006

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    One display of the museum is the colonial powers that occupied this part of Malaysia, from the Portuguese times, to the Dutch times, the British who took later control and the Japanese who occupied Malaysia during World War II. For me personally it is amazing how this country developed to such a modern state looking at the history and colonial oppression.

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

    The colonial occupation of Malacca
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    Govenors Museum

    by MikeAtSea Updated Nov 26, 2006

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    The old Governors museum houses today an interesting museum about the history and the colonial times of this city. A nice collection of art works and historical items make this a must visit attraction.

    Address: Jalan Kota, Malacca

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

    The Museum
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    Museum Courtyard

    by MikeAtSea Written Nov 26, 2006

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    A beautiful courtyard can be seen inside the old Stadthuys. The origins are still from the Dutch who built this house and are well maintained and kept in order. Imagine the spendour and wealth the Dutch Governor lived in at the end of the 17th century.

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

    The courtyard
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    A Glimpse of Privileged Living

    by TexasDave Written Aug 15, 2006

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    The Governor's Museum is part of several you can see around the Bukit St. Paul. It only takes a few minutes to walk around in and it has A/C, which makes it quite refreshing on a hot day. Here you can see how 'the other half' lived during this time period. You can look around the personal living quarters as well as the formal reception areas.

    By the way, several of the listings posted under this category are incorrect. They show the Proclamation of Independence Memorial, which is incorrectly labeles as the Governor's Museum.

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

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    Governers Museum (Independence Hall)

    by Blatherwick Updated Jun 9, 2006

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    This was constructed in 1912 to act as the official residence and office of the Dutch Governor of Melaka. During the period of British rule the building continued to serve as the residence and office of the British governor of Melaka. The building gained greated significance as it was where the first Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj, read the historical document proclaiming independence for the country in 1956. The building is now a museum.

    Address: Jalan Parameswara, Bandar Hilir

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

    Governers Museum (Independence Hall)
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    Free admission

    by blue_b Written Aug 9, 2004

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    This is a musuem that showcases mainly on the progress and growth of the federation of malaya from the time it started off with Tunku Abdul Rahman to the current Prime minister.

    Its main focus would be how malaysia got its independance and how it got segregated into it's various states.

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

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    Governers Museum

    by mvtouring Written May 18, 2004

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    he Governors Museum is housed in this beautiful historical building which was built by the Dutch and was the official residence and office of the Dutch Governor of Melaka during their reign. During the period of British rule the building continued to serve as the residence and office of the British governor of Melaka.

    After Malaya became independent, the building become the first residence of the first Governor of Melaka and the residence of the Governor was officially referred to as 'Seri Melaka'. The current official residence has subsequently moved to another premise.

    The Governors Museum houses the official letter of appointment and other documents, artifacts and exhibits as well as the personal collections of past and present governors of Melaka.

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    The Governors Museum (Seri Melaka)

    by mansionion Updated May 8, 2004

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    Melaka is one of the four Malaysian states where the Head of State is the Governer instead of a Sultan. As such, the Governors Museum was build here to commemorate the important role that the office of governor plays in the political, economical, social, political and administrative life of the state.

    The Governors Museum is housed in a historical building which was built by the Dutch and was the official residence and office of the Dutch Governor of Melaka during their reign. During the period of British rule the building continued to serve as the residence and office of the British governor of Melaka.

    After Malaya became independent, the building become the first residence of the first Governor of Melaka and the residence of the Governor was officially referred to as 'Seri Melaka'. The current official residence and office complex of Governor of Melaka (known as Istana Melaka) are now located in Ayer Keroh.

    The site of Seri Melaka is believed to be the site where the original palace of the Melaka Malay Sultanate stood. According to references in the 'Hikayat Munshi Abdullah', the palace of the Malay Sultan was known as 'Rumah Raja'.

    The Governors Museum housed the official letter of appointment and other documents, artifacts and exhibits as well as the personal collections of past and present governors of Melaka.

    Admission Fees:
    Adults: RM2.00
    Children/Students: RM0.50

    Open daily from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (closed on Monday)

    Directions: Close to the Stadhuys complex, on top of St. Paul's Hill sandwiched between the Literature Museum and the ruins of St. Paul's Church.

    Phone: +606 282 6526

    Seri Melaka
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    Dutch Ship Museums

    by Paulm1987 Written Jul 25, 2014

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    Its a must visit when you're in Melaka. It was build to Commemorate It's sinking during the Dutch rule. The Ship has got 3 floors and shoes are not allowed in the Ship.

    Fee: RM6

    Directions: City centre, right next to the passing river...

    Historic Ship @ the Entrance Interior View from the Ship
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    Malacca Sultanate Palace

    by idahayat Updated Jul 21, 2007

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    The Replica of the Sultanate Palace was built at the foot of St Paul's Hill in 1984. An interesting feature of the building is that no nails were used in the construction of the building..

    Address: Bandar Hilir, Malacca 75000 Malaysia

    Directions: ADMISSION: RM 2.00 (Adults)
    RM 0.50 (Children/Students)

    OPENING HOURS : 9.00am - 6.00pm From Tuesday - Sunday
    Closed on Monday

    Phone: +60 6 283 6538 (Malacca Tourist

    What's inside At The Entrance It's surrounding One corner inside the palace The people activity
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