Melaka Bandar Bersejarah
Melaka or Malacca enjoys a strategic location on the west coast of Peninsula Malaysia, along the historic Straits of Malacca, covering an area of 1,650 sq km. Established in 1403, it was an important trading post in Malaysia's early history, attracting traders from all over the world. Come and experience excitement in historical Malacca. Today, it is home to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Malacca. This capital city invites you to experience the old world charm of buildings and architecture inherited from centuries of Portuguese, Dutch and British rule, and to witness the various customs and cultures of its people. Beyond the city are attractions such as fruit farms, animal and nature parks as well as resorts and homestay venues.
This museum houses a replica of the Flor de la Mar, a Portuguese vessel that sank off the coast of Malacca. The museum has pictorial displays of the history of Malacca, beginning from the Sultanate of Malacca in the 14th century to the pre-independence era. Inside the museum are models of ships, authentic maps, charts and old iron chests that were once used to store precious cargo.