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Address: Tun Abang Haji Openg Road, Kuching 93566, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6082-244232
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Description: Nature studies, tradition and local craftsmanship come together in this...
Nature studies, tradition and local craftsmanship come together in this 1891 museum.
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The best museum in South East Asia.

The tribal / enthenicity collection are of significant interest. The vastness of collection from animals to fossils in Sarawak (Borneo) are commendable. Not to be missed and will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

for a free museum its a great way to kill an hour. Unfortuntely the other two buildings which claim to be museums are not. There is a lot of potential for this place but it meets very little of it. the longhouse exhibit on the second floor of the main building is very well done however saving this site from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The tribal / enthenicity collection are of significant interest. The vastness of collection from animals to fossils in Sarawak (Borneo) are commendable. Not to be missed and will take at least a minimum of 4 hours to complete the museum tour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited the Sarawak culture village and found the museum to be more of a review. Many animals on display. Air conditioning was on, but the door was left open.

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sue
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This museum is like something from the last century with its displays dating back to early last century. It is very comprehensive and needs at least a couple of hours. What's more it's free!

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Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Gives a good overview of the history and cultural aspects as how people were living in past times. Parking on site is free, but be on time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I took about half an hour to walk from the waterfront to this museum. The weather was scorching hot and I was perspiring profusely when I reached the front entrance of the museum. It was free admission and the air conditioned cool air greeted me before I melted under the intense heat of the afternoon sun. The building is rectangular... More 

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malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Educational and interesting for visitors to Sarawak. Solo, group or couple, there are things to oohs and ahs in this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I had been to this museum once when I was young. Not much memory of this museum so this, however still find like first time visiting. There are 3 building but only 1 is opens to public. The other 2 are closed. Nothing much to see in the museum but I like the part that it exhibit the history of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wonderful memories of childhood revisiting this lovely old fashioned museum. Unique, full of character

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Only the main building was opened when we visited. Some of the exhibits were not marked and had no information on their history and background. Many of the exhibits looked like they were not properly maintained.

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Address: Tun Abang Haji Openg Road, Kuching 93566, Malaysia
Phone Number: 6082-244232
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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