Baba House, built in the 1860s, is a restored three-storey house that was being converted into a museum to showcase Peranakan history, culture and architecture. Peranakan are generally refer to descendants of early immigrants from China who married local Malay women from the region of Penang, Malacca and Singapore.
The museum welcome all visitors but only by appointment in an organized tour, with a maximum of 12 people in each tour. The one-hour tours at $10 per person are conducted on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10am, 11.45am, 2pm and 4pm; Fridays and Sundays at 3pm. To book a tour, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Baba House, 157 Neil Road
A Peranakan Museum
Sculpture outside the main gate
Sculpture created from pieces of broken ceramic bowl
Sculpture feathering a phoenix
Handcrafted wooden window shutters