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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A small but well presented museum. A lovely place to drop in to get a feel of the Chinese history in Kuching.

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a history and museum buff, I found this one of the highlights of my short stay in Kuching. The photos and artifacts are authentic and the displays are arranged chronologically and detail the contributions of the various Chinese ethno-linguistic groups to the development of...More

Thank thomhuebner
Reviewed October 29, 2018

As a chinese i think that this museum give us a knowledge about our own chinese background . This museum is small ( about 10 min) but very interesting .

Thank janicesoo
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Excellent overview of the history of the Chinese in Kuching. Though the museum is small the quality of the information and displays is high.

Thank Halley23
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Good for about ten minutes of your time. Well presented exhibition which ultimately did not engage. Comparison to the Singapore version is not needed.

Thank fallfans
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I am pleased that I took the time to view the Chinese Museum on the Waterfront in Kuching. It clearly illustrates the important role Chinese immigrants have played in the development of Kuching and Sarawak. The Chinese community can be justly proud of their museum....More

Thank daf57
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Really small museum by Kuching Waterfront. Worth to stop and have a look what's inside. Would't take much of your time.

Thank aimif14
Reviewed August 17, 2018

It doesn't take long to go through but is full of interesting information if you take the time to read it.

Thank Katrina R
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Help you to understand the history of chinese travel from China to Borneo and also the culture of Chinese.

Thank mountain333
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Small, but intresting museum. Showing about the Chinese settlers who came to Sarawak and all their different trades

Thank chitchat78
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