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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia

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History time...

Located at the Kuching Waterfront. It used to be the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in the early days, before they relocate it to another location for a bigger place. As you walked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Kuching, Malaysia
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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Located at the Kuching Waterfront. It used to be the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in the early days, before they relocate it to another location for a bigger place. As you walked the door, you will see all there is to it. The assistant of the Museum will walk you thru the place and will explain and telling you the... More 

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Hat-Yai
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We were just passing by with nothing better to do, so decided to have a look. It's quite small so doesn't take long to see all the exhibits. We learned a fair bit about the story of the Chinese migration to Borneo, and I have to take my hat off to the Chinese community for setting this place up and... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is a very small building, but full of information about the Chinese in Sarawak. Suprisingly, it is very good and very interesting. It is just at the waterfront, so if you have time, just pop up and check out the different dialets of the Chinese in Sarawak

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

When you enter the museum there is fast history given about Malaysian Chinese, which makes you really understand the structure of the society... Beautiful ceramic/porcelain examples...

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London, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
35 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Fantastic small riverside museum in Kuching tracing the history, culture and contributions made by the Chinese community in Kuching. Fascinating overview of the trades and provinces brought to Kuching.

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Singapore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

One of the places you should not miss if you visit Kuching. It's a small museum but very well preserved and with a lot of information. Very simple you get an overview of the Chinese history in Borneo. The curator collected most of the showing items by him self and he can tell you a true story of all the... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Situated right in the middle of downtown Kuching,along Main Bazaar and facing the oldest temple in the State - the "Tua Pek Kong" - the Chinese Museum which was curated by Edric Ong Liang Bin during the era od Datuk Lucas Chin the Curator the the Sarawak Museum - is an accurate and concise story of the early Chinese settlers.... More 

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Delhi, India
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

A very nicely curated and preserved museum. It's easy to miss but if you spot the James Brook restaurant by the river then this museum is right next door. The presentation is amazing and it's great to see the Chinese contribution to Kuching.

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Miri, Malaysia
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I spent an interesting couple of hours in this museum. The curator was very helpful and an interesting guy to chat to. I would recommend a visit to form an unbiased view of the contribution of the Chinese in Sarawak.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

There was not much to see, but some of the information like how did the chinese came up to this part of Borneo was interesting

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