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The Intan, Singapore

4.4
#12 of 87 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 what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The Intan was a place rich with peranakan culture and the owner was also full of his own stories and experiences, which definitely made it much more interesting!  more »
  • So much history, culture and art all to be taken in at the same time. Any visitor would walk away with a deeper appreciation of Singapore history, Peranakan culture and a positive experience that is.....  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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