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Sibu Heritage Centre

Jalan Central, Sibu 96000, Malaysia
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Ranked #5 of 11 attractions in Sibu
Type: History Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 4, 2014
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English first
Sibu, Malaysia
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I found many cultural about every race who born in Sibu, good learning at here. May take half of hour or more time to sightseeing at here, A/C is available so wont feeling hot.

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140 reviews 140 reviews
60 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A place where you can get all sorts of information regards the history and culture of Sibu. It is like a museum, worth a visit if you like to know more about Sibu. It tells you the early beginnings of Sibu, the coming of early Chinese migrants from the various dialect groups and also those of the earliest ethnic tribes.... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

There is nothing much here. Only few boards on the ground floor explaining some history but not very clearly lit. There should be some signs to tell people more clearly of some exhibition at the upper floor. Nothing so special. I like a shop selling Sarawak souvenirs including Ibans custome and some other items at the ground floor near to... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is an odd place. When you first approach it there doesn't seem to offer much. It looks a little run down and neglected, and most of the shops appear abandoned. Plus, on the ground floor there are just a few posters. Nothing special. However, take the stairs to the right of the coffee shop at the main entrance and... More

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

The place had a lot of potential but was very underused. Most of the shops were closed / vacant lots. They could have rented out the open space for events. It was just like most typical government initiatives. great when open, but poorly maintained.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
48 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Sibu Heritage Centre is a museum located just a stone’s throw away from Premier Hotel. It is housed in a white circular building with dark tinted glasses and jagged roof edges and is easily recognizable. However, it is evident that the exterior of the building was in a state of neglect and lacked proper maintenance and even the covered wooden... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Exceptionally delicious street food such as Laksa Sarawak, Katupat, Mee Goreng Melayu, Kampua Mee, local jungle vegetables, Melanau sushi called Umai and all sorts of local fish and sea fish - all excellent for value. Nice river views and very clean parks, a park in Selangau I think (I forgot the name) it was a pleasure to walk in. The... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

You could get some souvenir from there, though not all the shops are opened. Could do some photo shooting over there as the building is at least 100 years old but had renovated in the recent year. No much sightseeing for tourists

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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a great place to know the history of Sibu town. Even though it's just mini museum but the information about history and cultural life in Sibu town is well stated. One of the attraction for this site is the landscaping of the design. It's located in the central of Sibu downtown. There is cafes and handicraft shops at... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

History of Sibu, growing n developing with tribal groups n different races in Sibu for decades exhibited in this museum! Everything quite impressive!

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