Description

The Baba & Nyonya House Museum (Malay: Muzium Warisan Baba Nyonya), also known as the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, is a museum in Melaka City, Melaka, Malaysia. It showcases the local history of ethnic Chinese-Malays called Baba-Nyonya or Peranakan in Melaka.

History
The museum was established in 1986 by Chan Kim Lay, the fourth generation of his family to reside in the large house built by his great-grandfather in 1896 in Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, a street also known as “Millionaire’s Row” for its luxurious houses.

In 2009, Chinese president Hu Jintao toured the museum during a visit to Melaka. In 2013, the President of Singapore Dr Tony Tan also toured the museum.

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