Peranakan Museum

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 comprehensive 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.

Peranakan Museum                                                 
39 Armenian Street,

Singapore 179941

T: 6332 7591     

The Peranakan Museum

Opening Hours


10.00am – 7.00pm


10.00am – 9.00pm

Getting There

MRT: Bras Basah, Cityhall, Dhoby Ghaut

Bus: 7, 14, 16, 36, 77, 106, 111, 124, 128,
131, 147, 162, 162M, 166, 167, 171, 174, 
175, 190, 700, 700A, 857

Admission Charges

Citizens & PR: Free

Foreign Visitors:

Individuals: $6
Fridays, 7pm to 9pm: $3

Student & Seniors: $3
Fridays, 7pm to 9pm - $1.50

Child: Free (below 6 years old)

Admission charges may vary during
special exhibitions.