The Peranakan Museum was set up in 2008 to explore and showcase the culture of Peranakan communities in Southeast Asia and houses one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan objects.
Situated in the former Tao Nan Chinese School, which was gazetted as a National Monument in 1998, the museum showcases the world’s finest and most comprehension Peranakan collection through its nine galleries. It also provides a stimulating and educational experience for visitors interested in the living culture of the Peranakan community in the region.
How to Get to Peranakan Museum Singapore
Address: 39 Armenian Street Singapore 179941
Bus: 7, 14, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128, 131, 147, 162, 166, 167, 171, 174, 175, 190, 700, 857
Nearest MRT: Bras Basah MRT
Admission: Free admission for Singaporeans and PRs
Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm Daily | 10am – 9pm (Fri)
Note: The Peranakan Museum will be closed from 1 April 2019, and will re-open in mid-2021. For more information, visit Closure of Singapore Philatelic Museum and Peranakan Museum for Redevelopment
Nearby places to check out:
- Singapore Philatelic Museum
- Singapore Art Museum
- National Museum of Singapore
- Central Fire Station
- The Battlebox
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