The Peranakan Museum is a boutique museum with one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of Peranakan artefacts in the world. With three floors of permanent galleries illustrating important rituals, practices and the material culture of the Peranakans, as well as their unique fusion culture.
The Peranakan Museum provides an enjoyable and educational experience for all, with intricate displays innovatively presented in ten galleries, children's interactives and special merchandising in two shops. Two temporary exhibition galleries will present a programme of special exhibitions throughout the year.
The Peranakan Museum is a National Heritage Board Museum under the Asian Civilisations Museum.
The Malay term 'peranakan' which means 'locally born' refers to the communities that developed in Southeast Asia, were descendants of the foreign traders to the region who remained behind, marrying local women and establishing families of their own e.g. Peranakan Chinese, Chitty Melaka and Jawi Peranakans
Check-out the museum: http://www.peranakanmuseum.sg
True Blue Cuisine
An award-winning Peranakan Restaurant which was rated one of the Top Restaurants in 2006 and Best New Restaurant in 2005 by Wine & Dine. True Blue Cuisine has been on their list of top restaurants in Singapore since then.
Opened in November 2003, True Blue Cuisine moved to its brand new premises in Armenian Street in 2008, just beside the Peranakan Museum, complimenting the museum and providing an even more complete feast for the senses.
More than just a restaurant, it also brings to life an all-round experience of the rich Peranakan culture.
Feel the nostalgia through True Blue's private collection of pictures and antiques; Taste the authentic Peranakan delicacies
31 May 2011 - Guided Museum tour + Dinner at S$100 per person