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Peranakan Phuket Museum

05 July 2019

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“Peranakan Phuket Museum” is the exhibition that simulates the history, way of life, occupation, dwelling, cuisine, costume and accessories of Phuket residents through advanced technology that is comprehensive and amusing. There is also “YAYA Kitchen”, which offers a great variety of famous local dishes and desserts for visitors to experience.

 

The museum features interesting items, antique, as well as rare and old items, such as conventional postal scale, antique telegraph machine, history books, old photos, examples of Phuket’s traditional architecture that reflect the lifestyle of people in Phuket and Penang who related to each other for trading of tin, food and other commodities by which had led to other mutual activities. 

 

Exhibition is divided into various rooms as follows: 

 

Room 1 The Beginning of Peranakan 

 

The exhibition portrays the history of Peranakan, starting from sailing from China to Thailand to settling down in Phuket.

 

Room 2 Building and Architecture 

 

The exhibition features simulated architecture of local houses and building, which are the combination of Chinese and Western styles. 

 

Room 3 Phuket Shop House    

 

The exhibition highlights details of traditional houses of Phuket residents, including facade, living room, kitchen, bedroom and home appliances. 

 

Room 4 Goldsmith’s Workshop

 

The room features Peranakan jewellery, goldsmith’s tools and production procedures, including molding, decorating with stones and polishing. 

 

Room 5 Peony Room 

 

The exhibition features costumes from different eras of Peranakan, starting from migrating to Thailand, adapting to different environments to today’s sustainability.     

 

Room 6 Tradition 

 

The exhibition features the local tradition of Phuket that has harmonised with different cultures and become unique nowadays. 

 

Management

Private

Organization Museum

Lifestyle/ Culture / Tradition / wisdom /Religion

Important / Interesting artifacts

The exhibition features primitive accessories whereby not only Peranakan’s favourite pieces are exhibited, but there is also the video that represents manufacturing procedures of traditional craftsmen. Visitors will enjoy watching the delicate beauty of pattern and meticulousity of each procedure, as well as goldsmith’s tools which are rare to find.  

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Peranakan Phuket Museum

Address And Contact Number

On the 2nd floor of The Garden, Thep Krasatree Road Si Sunthon Thalang Phuket 83110
Telephone : 076-313 551, 092-224-4574 (ตรงข้ามห้างโฮมโปร สาขาถลาง)
Fax : 076-313 556
Website : http://www.peranakanphuketmuseum.com/
Email : info@peranakanphuketmuseum.com

Operating hours

9 am – 6 pm daily 

Admission fee

Thai: Adult 200 Baht, 4-12-year old Children 100 Baht, Free for children under 4 years old  / Foreigners: Adult 300 Baht, 4-12-year old Children 150 Baht, Free for children under 4 years old    

Getting There

From Phuket City, use Thep Krasatree Road (outbound) and continue for 17 kilometres. The Garden will be on your left, opposite to HomePro Thalang Branch (or 15 kilometres away from Phuket International Airport). 

Proper for General Public

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Proper for Children

Proper
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Credit Card

Yes
No

Advanced Booking

Yes

Disability Information

Wheelchair ramp

FACILITY

Available

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