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.
Tours To The Intan
Joo Chiat Mobile Self-Guided Walking Tour (Singapore) BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $7
Duration: 1 to 3 hours
The Intan Reviews
The Intan is beautiful. It is not just a museum; it is a treasure trove of lovingly curated Peranakan antiques. It holds a collection that is personal to owner and host Alvin Yapp; thus, it is full... more »
Had the privilege of being invited by a fellow Peranakan Alvin Yapp to visit The Intan on a sleepy, sunny Saturday morning. I’ve been really curious about The Intan for years, and have always wanted..... 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.
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