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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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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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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I enjoyed the opportunity to learn more about the tribal heritage of the Sarawak region. Good exhibits demonstrating longhouses and traditional weapons/masks. A very good half-day activity to get a feel for the area.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

you will amazed with the collection.this place is have ancient collection and amazing you can watch the collection yourself.the place most visited for people want to have learn ancient and oldies stuff

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Interesting stuff to see. Like taxidermist animals (monkeys, birds, fish, prawns, orang utan, wild boar, Dolphins, snakes, and sun bears) Get to see lots of different traditional native tribes weapons and masks too. You'll enjoy it more, if you love history regardless whatever history it is.

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Pengkalan Cepa, Kelantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The largest museum and most famous in Asia. The upper floor is decorated and documented with Dayak ethnics of Sarawak.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Ethnology museum is ok, no photos inside, good tribal statues, natural history museum below is pretty basic

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

One of the reasons I wanted to visit Kuching was to visit this Museum. This is due to my fascination with Major Tom Harrisson who was the curator here after WW2. I made sure I got here early (opening time) and spent a good three hours going over the exhibits transporting myself back to a time when Major Harrisson would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

It is rather unfortunate that there is only a quarter of this museum open. I asked one of the staff how long until the renovations are complete & he told me five years...I'm not sure if that's correct or if it was lost in translation. I would still recommend visiting for the longhouse display upstairs which gives an insight into... More 

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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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