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Chinese Museum

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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Quick and informative

As a Malaysian Chinese, I find it informative as it provides a detail on Chinese of different Ancestry in Sarawak, which also cover most of the Chinese in Malaysia. However, some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Xuan Zhi O

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Senai, Malaysia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum quite far from the town, but worth it for cat lover even you don't love cat a lot of information you can get a about kucing.

Thank Abuzone
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a Malaysian Chinese, I find it informative as it provides a detail on Chinese of different Ancestry in Sarawak, which also cover most of the Chinese in Malaysia. However, some audio clip push button are spoiled during my visit. It is air-conditioned.

Thank Xuan Zhi O
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite being rather small, this museum was very well organised and the write ups on the different origins of the Chinese immigrants were informative. Many of the interactive displays were also still functioning, which is a pleasant surprise.

Thank moseschew
Kuching, Malaysia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for those who love History . Somehow it needs some upgrade and more information about the Chinese history in Kuching .

Thank Kathleen C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

My better half and I visited this small but very informative and educational museum during our visit to Kuching recently. It is located very near to the Waterfront, in front of the Tua Pek Kong temple and the Harbour View Hotel. It is open every day of the week except on the first day of major celebrations or festivals in... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Small near the bazaar it gives a good sight on the Chinese Migrant of the time. It's near the main Bazaar and along th River which offers boat ride too.

Thank annecheehyde2018
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

In accordance with its name, this museum represents a mini miniature of Chinese in Kuching, Malaysia. Inside the building, we can see Malaysian formerly pictures, a lot of artifacts other various inheritance. People may always wonder how the first Chinese came to Kuching. Most of the information in the museum is descriptive. Not forgetting also the important information about all... More 

Thank Zhang Y
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Easy to miss if you don't know it's there. This is a very good little museum highlighting the history of the local Chinese history in the area. Well laid out and surprisingly good and informative displays for a free museum. Suitably impressed!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

If you are by the Kuching waterfront, have an hour to kill and are looking to understand why there are so many Chinese in Malaysian cities, I highly recommend this museum. The only Chinese museum in Malaysia, it gives you an excellent overview of Chinese and their part in Malaysian society. Have fun!

Thank JSY83
Tutong, Brunei Darussalam
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

This museum is small compare sarawak museum. However, i learn of history about chinese traditional, culture, festivel & etc. you can take 30 to 45min to look around here

Thank Dilah115

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