At Malacca Bee Gallery you can learn a lot about bees and apiculture and buy some delicious and healthy honey products.
Formerly known as World’s Bee Museum, this tourist attraction is operated by Giant B, the brand name for the largest honey producer in Malaysia which was established in 1978.
The exhibition space includes different types of bees and bee hives, explains the beneficial role performed by bees and how beekeeping is done and shows the many products which can be made by bees.
Fortunately all the bees seemed to be behind glass windows or within their hives, but from this photo I guess they put on a ‘bee-man’ show from time to time.
They have an auditorium space where large groups could be seated, ideal for visiting school parties who want to learn about bees.
Most of the space however is given over to their shop selling various types of honey, royal jelly, bee’s wax and so on.
When I went I was offered some spoonfuls of different honeys to try. They were delicious and I ended up buying some. Their products include;
Natural honey products are not especially cheap but Giant B claims they have many health benefits, such as:
and many more.
Open Daily from 9 am to 6 pm.
There is free parking too.
You can find the exact location on this map:
Galeri Lebah Melaka
Jalan Taman Botanikal,
There are a number of nearby tourist attractions in the Ayer Keroh district of Melaka, all within close proximity to the Bee Gallery. These include: