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The Intan, Singapore

4.4
#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. Put The 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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  • Thanks to Alvin for giving us a brief history of the Peranakan culture in Singapore. This was a treasure trove of antique Peranakan history of which Alvin is very proud. Well worth a visit  more »
  • The owner manages to create nuances that include nostalgia and wisdom when sharing about his journey and self-discovery regarding his culture. The place is littered with unique structures and collecti...  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.
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