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Address: Kuching, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6082-244232
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Loved the Old Fabric Displays

Situated on/close to Merdeka Square (Independence Square), Hop on Hop Off Bus stops close by (200 Yards) There are a lot of things to see at Merdeka Square and a lot of tourists... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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195 reviews 195 reviews
36 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Even thought I used to work in a fabric store I found the textile museum to be a bit boring. It was free so that was nice and it was the most modern museum building I went to in Kuching but I don't think I spent more than 20 minutes there. I kind of rushed through it as I didn't... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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42 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Situated on/close to Merdeka Square (Independence Square), Hop on Hop Off Bus stops close by (200 Yards) There are a lot of things to see at Merdeka Square and a lot of tourists, you'll be one of them, take water. The Museum has displays of old fabric styles and types and a very nice video running on how they make... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

A nice museum that is located near the waterfront. There are three floors and you can spend a couple of hours there. There are no entry fees.

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New York City, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you have an interest in Icat, bead work or weaving, this is for you. Not sophisticated. Just great work. Talking to Juliana in the gift shop about her bead work and the tribal work she collects is worth the visit alone.

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Santiago, Chile
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28 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Probably not going to be top of many male travellers must see places but there are some really good clothing exibits which are interesting to see. There is also no charge to enter.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The museum is housed in a building which is as interesting as the display of textiles, could have been better, but free entry so no complaints

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Well displayed and captioned textiles from various ethnic groups in Borneo. Marvel at the skill of the women who prepare the yarns, dye, weave and embroider such rich cloth . Three floors. Allow an hour to visit. Free!

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Love the gorgeous textiles on display. Even the building is charming. Unfortunately, it was almost closing time when we went and we didn't get to finish the top floor. Come latest by 3 pm so you'd have full hour to tour the museum.

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Sneem, Ireland
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Has some nice fabrics and textiles from the different cultures of Sarawak. Worth spending a half hour walking through. I bought some nice bracelets in the gift shop at a great price.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

You will gain vast knowledge of how the people in Sarawak make their arts and clothes. Good education for children.

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