The Maritime Museum
Jalan Hang Jebat (Jonker Street)
The Proclamation of Independence Memorial Malaysia Youth Museum
Infocraft Centre Villa Sentosa Muzium Rakyat (Peoples Museum)
Housed in a huge recreation of a Portuguese ship Flor De La Mar that was
sank off the coast of Melaka on its way to Portugal, it offers visitors a
closer look at Melaka from the famed Malay Sultanate of the 14th century
to the Portuguese, Dutch, British era. There are exhibits of foreign ships
that had once called at the Port of Melaka during the height of its
Location: Western end of Jalan
Hang Jebat (Jonker Street)
A definite haven for antique collectors and bargain hunters. Authentic
antiques and relics, some dating as far back as three hundred years can be
found among a host of interesting collectables, each with its own history
and mystery. Formerly known as Jonker Street, it is known world wide among
famous antique collectors.
The Proclamation of Independence Memorial
This unique building houses exhibits of the countries struggle leading to
Location: Opposite A' Famosa.
Dedicated to the youths whom have contributed to the economic and social
well being of the country. Their efforts at regional, national and
international levels are noted and displayed at the museum.
A handicraft promotion centre, where quality products such as batik,
canes, bamboo, ceramics and other wares made by local craftsmen, can be
purchased as souvenirs. The center also has an archive corner to enlighten
visitors on the subject of local handicrafts.
Open 9am-5pm daily, except public
Location: St. Paul's Hill Area.
The house has an intriguing collection of various costumes, Malay
embroidery, furniture, muskets and an array of interesting relics.
Rakyat (Peoples Museum)
Exhibits include special interests relating to Malaysia's economic and
social progress spanning from the period Melaka was known as 'Sleepy
Hollow'. The exhibits are segmented into tourism, agriculture,
industry and other sectors.
Location: Next to the Infocraft