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The Intan, Singapore

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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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  • It was an informative and enjoyable hour spent at the museum, there are many collectibles that I've never seen before. Mr Alvin explains the different items and the house itself and the story behind.....  more »
  • A good experience i had while having a tour around The Intan. Owner of home museum explained the culture and history of Peranakan and allow guest to ask questions when in doubt. Recommended tour to...  more »
  • 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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