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The Intan, Singapore

4.4
#12 of 87 in Museums in Singapore
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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  • Alvin is a good host and brings to life the peranakan heritage well. The house is his home and is packed with so many beautiful items and furniture. Alvin’s enthusiasm is infectious I learnt so much.....  more »
  • If the Peranakan history and culture peaks your interest, this is a MUST visit location. Alvin is very knowledgeable and he is an amazing host. Be prepared to take lots of photos, every inch of the...  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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