This is a sister museum under the Asian Civilisations Museum. The Peranakan Museum aims to explore the interesting culture of Peranakan communities in Singapore, Malaysia and Penang, together with their links throughout SE Asia.
The descendants of modern-day Singaporeans were effectively immigrants from all over the world such as China, India, Europe, Indonesia and Malaysia. Such an ethnically diverse mix resulted in the local culture having a blend of Asian and Western influences. Such diversity can be seen in the variety of heritage centres and museums found in Singapore. These are the 6 main museums: