Another Peranakan Milestone – Education at the heart of the Peranakan Museum

With natural sunlight flooding the lobby of the Peranakan Museum, visitors may find that the building’s central area is reminiscent of a typical courtyard in a Peranakan home.

However, the 105-year-old building in Armenian Street never functioned as a house.

Instead, it was home to the many Tao Nan School pupils who received a modern education at the Chinese school for seven decades, from 1912 to 1982, before the school moved to its current location in Marine Parade.

Read more about it here.

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