Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Museum: Chitty Museum

The Chitty Museum is a new enterprise of the Chitty community to document their unique heritage. Located at Chitty Village, Gajah Berang, about 2.5 km from Melaka Town, the museum exhibits colourful-designed traditional water-pots, multi-tiered brass oil-lamps, serving trays, sculptures, handicrafts and photographs.

The Melaka Chitty community, also known as the Melaka straits-born Hindus or Indian Peranakans has been in Melaka since the reign of the Melaka Sultanate in the early 15th century.

Opening hours: 
9am-5pm (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)

Admission fee: 
Adult RM2, Children RM0.50

Tel: 06-2865311