Penang Peranakan Mansion is Penang’s way of introducing people to the historical Peranakan culture. A recreation of a typical rich 19th century Baba home, the elegantly restored museum is a testament to the Baba-Nyonya cultural revival and displays over 1,000 pieces of antiques and collectibles.
And here, the Peranakan Mansion is simply beautiful and unique designs where it brings you with the details of how the Penang Baba – Nyonya cultural here. Built at the end of the 19th century by one of local history’s famous personalities, the ‘Hai Kee Chan’ or Sea Remembrance Store had once served as the residence and office of Kapitan Cina Chung Keng Kwee.
Though not a Baba himself, his Chinese courtyard house was much like a typical large Baba home of eclectic style, incorporating Chinese carved-wood panels and English floor tiles and Scottish ironworks.
The beautiful architecture as well as the things in the house is indeed an eye opening. With the variety of antiques in their cabinets, you can also learn on the lifestyle and cultre of the Baba Nyonya
Adults : RM20.00
Children (below 6) : Free
Complimentary conducted tours are only available with prior arrangements for a group of 5 persons and above. All rates are subject to change without notice. Discounts are available to school bookings and other large groups. Contact us for prior bookings and more information to enjoy these special rates
Monday to Sunday including Public Holidays from 9:30 am to 5 pm
(Kindly make prior arrangements for conducted tours and the viewing of the mansion)
Penang Peranakan Mansion
Opening Hours: 09:30 – 17:00 Monday – Saturday
Address: 29 Lebuh Gereja, Georgetown
Tel: +604 264 2929
*This trip is sponsored by Malaysia Airlines Berhad. You may book your ticket to Penang at their website at anytime and the trip to Penang from KLIA only take approximately 40-50 minutes.