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The Intan, Singapore

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#12 of 81 in Museums in Singapore
Explore the Peranakan culture by visiting The Intan. The house is a private museum of Alvin Yapp, who dedicated himself to collecting pieces related to the culture of Chinese immigrants. See the pieces acquired, which include pottery, jewelry, clothes, and furniture, from all over the world. Tour the museum, with either tea service or dinner included, as a way to try authentic traditional Nonya dishes. PutThe Intan into our Singapore trip planner and find out whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Joo Chiat/ Katong is the Peranakan heart of Singapore, and the Intan at 69 Joo Chiat Terrace is a fabulous introduction to Peranakan culture. This is not your average museum, it is Alvin’s private...  more »
  • learnt so much about the history and background of Peranakan culture. got to see the beaded shoes, kebaya, furniture and everything Peranakan around the house while learning of its history as well...  more »
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  • A great stop; well worth leaving the more congested tourist parts of the city. Learn not just about Peranakan Culture, but gain a better understanding of Singapore and the relationship between it's different groups. Highly recommended.
  • Nice place
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