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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia

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The museum is idyllically set on the riverside. The volunteer guides are very welcoming. The history of Chinese settlement in Kuching is fascinating and very well documented.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is only a small building, so it must be hard to fit things in. excellent background on the three waves of Chinese migration to Sarawak, and on the various language groups. Perhaps a little too much space ( but who am I, to judge,) devoted to honouring the leading Chinese citizens, as there was very little space left to... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a place for a quick cool browse. There is a short movie. Good articles on migration and education.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The museum is idyllically set on the riverside. The volunteer guides are very welcoming. The history of Chinese settlement in Kuching is fascinating and very well documented.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I visited the Tua Pek Kong Temple and saw this museum across the road. The walls are painted pink and the front entrance is facing the waterfront esplanade. It is free admission but there is someone inside who will accept your donation for the maintenance of the museum. It is a rather small modern museum but it was very well... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a very interesting exhibition and tells the story of the Chinese coming into Malaysia, why they came and how life was for them. There were three different times that brought the Chinese to Kuching and there are three different China towns in Kuching. The curator of the museum speaks good English and is very enthusiastic. He will tell... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very nice place and i can find my own decedent's list of surname and the history of the dielect of the my own family. Free entry and you can donate if you would to as well

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Understand better what our forefathers went through for decades after landing here far away from their homeland.

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

this place is oriental with collection of ancient chinese.you can find stuff about oriental sytle,ancient building,the lifetime stories about chinese,most visited by chinese arround the world

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

You get to see various Chinese clans, with the radio button beside to press in order to know their accent and native language. Essay of explanation about different Chinese clans' origins will be explained together with their traditional music instruments and cultures like Mooncake festival and Lantern festival. It's a great place to get to know different cultures and their... More 

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

nicely decorated with some introduction on the chinese community and development as well as those chinese leaders in kuching.

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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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